The NFL and NFLPA are extending the daily testing period for the coronavirus through Sept. 5, the union announced Wednesday.
The details of the agreement are being finalized, a source told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.
The NFL previously agreed to administer COVID-19 tests to players daily throughout the first two weeks of training camp, which started in late July. The players' association will continue to monitor positive test rates from each team in order to evaluate testing frequency.
The first game of the schedule is set for Sept. 10.
As of Aug. 5, 56 players had tested positive for the coronavirus since they began to report to training camp, according to the NFLPA. The league created a reserve/COVID-19 list for players who have been infected or have had contact with someone who tested positive.
Over 60 players have opted out of the upcoming campaign due to COVID-19 concerns.