Notre Dame provided relatively good news as it pertains to coronavirus testing within its student body. Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

99.7% of Notre Dame students tested negative for coronavirus

Notre Dame provided football fans who are holding onto hope that college seasons will occur this fall as scheduled amid the coronavirus pandemic with some positive news on Monday. 

The school announced that only 33 students out of 11,836 who were tested for COVID-19 returned positive results. Of those tested, 0.28% were positive, while 99.7% provided negative coronavirus results. 

Those who tested positive are not allowed on the Notre Dame campus until they are cleared by medical professionals. 

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are set to take part in the ACC's 11-game football season and will be eligible to play in the 2020 ACC Football Championship Game if they qualify. 

Also on Monday, reports surfaced that the Mountain West joined the Mid-American Conference and postponed football and other fall sports because of the uncontrolled virus outbreak. The Big Ten and Pac-12 could announce the postponements or cancellations of their fall campaigns on Tuesday. 

Nebraska coach Scott Frost, Alabama's Nick Saban and President Donald Trump are among those who publicly campaigned for fall football seasons on Monday. 

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