By CBS13 Staff

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF/CBS13) — The San Francisco 49ers Monday announced they have placed defensive lineman Arik Armstead on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

The team said players who are placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list have either tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. Teams are not permitted to comment on a player’s medical status, only their roster status.

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The Sacramento native had three tackles in Sunday’s loss to the New Orleans Saints. He has 25 tackles and 1.5 sacks on the season. With the team on a bye week, it’s possible Armstead does not miss any games before the Niners take on the Rams on November 29.

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49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne returned to the active roster Sunday after being placed on the COVID-19 list twice over the last week and a half and was forced to miss the game against Green Bay along with three teammates who were deemed “high-risk” contacts.

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