Employee who worked Feb. 22 Seattle Dragons XFL game tests positive for coronavirus, per report

A element-time employee that labored at the stadium of the XFL’s Seattle Dragons on Feb. 22 examined constructive for coronavirus, according to nearby general public health and fitness officers. Even so, the officers built confident to notice that the odds of the employee getting infected any of the 22,000 attendees is low, according to Lewis Kamb of The Seattle Instances.

“We have labored with the employee and the operator of the stadium, Initially and Objective, to appraise potential exposures at the Feb. 22 Seattle Dragons game, and we have identified that the hazard of an infection to attendees from this person was low,” James Apa, spokesman for General public Wellbeing – Seattle/King County, advised The Seattle Instances in an e mail Thursday. “We are subsequent up with a couple co-personnel with shut contacts of the employee at the February 22nd game to offer guidance on proper safeguards.”

Apa included that when “no added safeguards are demanded” for individuals who attended that late February game, “the hazard for an infection with COVID-19 is rising” in the Kings County, Clean. local community. County officers, in the meantime, have only warned individuals over 60, with underlying health and fitness disorders, with weakened immune devices or who are pregnant to prevent significant crowds. No other warnings have been given out with regards to nearby professional sports activities game titles.

“As of now, Seattle’s professional sports activities companies – Dragons, Initially & Objective/Seahawks, Mariners, and Sounders FC – will go on with scheduled functions,” a statement from King County Executive Dow Constantine’s place of work stated to the Seattle Instances.