Sources: Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy tests positive for COVID-19

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy has tested positive for COVID-19, sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter and Dianna Russini.

McCarthy will miss Thursday night's game against the New Orleans Saints, sources tell Schefter. The Cowboys are dealing with a COVID outbreak that had already knocked out starting right tackle Terence Steele, three offensive coaches and two of their three strength coaches for this week's game.

A league source tells Schefter there are "up to eight positives in Dallas. Details still rolling in."

The Cowboys are doing daily testing for players, coaches and staff and will continue through Tuesday. The league imposed stricter protocols this week, but the Cowboys were in that mode before Thanksgiving. They will have virtual meetings Sunday and Monday and could continue to do so on Tuesday as well.

Wide receiver Amari Cooper missed the past two games while on the reserve/COVID-19 list but is expected back in the building Monday.

The Cowboys have lost three of their last four games and play their next three games on the road.

Information from ESPN's Todd Archer was used in this report.