Kansas Metropolis Chiefs fan who attended sport exams optimistic for Covid-19


The Kansas Metropolis Well being Division mentioned the person that examined optimistic watched the sport from the group’s field within the decrease stage of the stadium and examined optimistic the next day. The optimistic take a look at has prompted the Kansas Metropolis Well being Division to direct 10 folks there to quarantine after potential publicity to the coronavirus.

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs have been one of many few groups within the NFL that allowed followers into its stadium in Week 1.

All followers and personnel are required to put on a masks or face protecting whereas within the stadium, and the workforce mentioned that the stadium’s “COVID protocol plan restricted potential publicity to a single seating zone inside the stadium.”

The workforce mentioned that its contact tracing mechanisms allowed employees to determine the person, the person’s social gathering, any service employees that got here into contact with the person and every other ticket holders which will have been close to this particular person whereas getting into the stadium.

“I wish to remind everybody that COVID-19 is anyplace and all over the place. Whereas we’re all uninterested in it, annoyed and even offended at the way it has altered and stricken our lives and livelihoods, we should proceed to consider those that haven’t and won’t survive it,” mentioned Dr. Rex Archer, Kansas Metropolis well being director.

“We nonetheless do not perceive why it strikes some so viciously whereas others have solely gentle signs. When you have an current or prior well being situation similar to most cancers, diabetes, coronary heart or lung illness, or in case you’re older than 65, you shouldn’t be taking pointless dangers like being in giant crowds. We hope these round you are not taking these dangers both and probably bringing the virus dwelling to you,” Dr. Archer mentioned.

The Chiefs made no point out of whether or not or not spectators can be barred from attending any video games sooner or later.


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