United States.- The National Football League (NFL) acts quickly and precisely so that the disturbing aspect of the outbreak of positive cases by C
United States.- The National Football League (NFL) acts quickly and precisely so that the disturbing aspect of the outbreak of positive cases by Covid-19 in the last week is reduced as soon as possible to end the 2021 regular season with the greatest safety -22.
As anticipated in cooperation with the Association of Professional Players (NFLPA) a new protocol that will come into effect after the end of the current Week 15, was also dedicated to correcting the protocol that will be put into orbit exclusively for players infected by the virus and who are already vaccinated against it. Coronavirus.
“Medical information clearly indicates that this variant (Omicron) is significantly more contagious, but possibly less severe than previous variants, especially for people who are fully vaccinated and received the booster, “said the commissioner Roger goodell. “Our experience with the Omicron variant is consistent with expectations, although more players and staff have tested positive, two-thirds are asymptomatic,” he explained.
On the other hand, starting the following Sunday, those players who are not vaccinated as well as the elements with symptoms by Covid-19 will be subjected to several tests, according to the protocol that modified the NFL. If they decide to unsubscribe, they will have until Monday to submit a letter, only high-risk members.
Chiefs vs Chargers was played last Thursday
Throughout this week the championship and the Professional Players Association updated the protocols to authorize asymptomatic patients to return with the rest of their franchise if they present two negative tests on the same day or one negative and another for antibodies.
REPROGRAMMED THREE BARRIERS FOR COVID-19
Yesterday (Friday) the National Football League (NFL) was in charge of rescheduling three games of the current Week 15 due to the high count of positive cases due to the Covid-19 virus. That way there will be two grids on Monday and two on Tuesday.
NFL emblem on the field
The games that the league postponed from its initial schedule were Las Vegas Raiders vs Cleveland Browns, a match to be played on December 20. Meanwhile, Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles RAMS and Washington Football Team vs. Philadelphia Eagles will be on Tuesday 21st.
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