KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Chiefs say a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

The team says the individual is self-quarantining, under the team's medical care, and contact tracing is taking place.

The Chiefs are now in the NFL's Intensive Protocol and working closely with the league and medical experts.

"The health and safety of our players, coaches and staff members remains our number one priority," the team said.

The Chiefs will hold practice Thursday morning and then out of precaution, the facilities will be closed and meetings will be held virtually.

The team will continue its preparation to play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

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