By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh has tested positive for COVID-19.

The team said Saleh was tested after feeling symptoms Wednesday morning.

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Tight end coach Ron Middleton will serve as head coach until Saleh can clear protocol.

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Saleh could return as soon as Thursday if he no longer shows symptoms and tests negative.

If Saleh doesn’t test out of the COVID-19 protocols before Sunday, Middleton will also serve as the head coach in New York’s game against Jacksonville.

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