Coronavirus: Titans suspend Vikings’ in-person activities

The NFL faces its first potential COVID-19 crisis.

The Tennessee Titans suspended all in-person club activities on Tuesday after three players and five team personnel tested positive for coronaviruses, the league said.

The Minnesota Vikings, who played host to the Titans on Sunday, similarly suspended the man’s activities, although he has not reported any positive tests.

The league and its players’ union said in a joint statement, “Both clubs are working closely with the NFL and the NFLPA, including our infectious disease specialists.” All decisions are made with health and safety as our primary consideration. Will go. ”

The Titans are scheduled to host Pittsburgh on Sunday, and the Vikings are in Houston. The Vikings said in a statement that they would provide further information “when appropriate”.

A Steelers spokesman said The team has been in contact with the NFL about the situation and was asked to proceed with the preparation for the game on Sunday unless otherwise informed.

Last week, the NFL and the players’ union gave the latest test report for the period 13–19 September. Out of 36,644 tests, zero players and five personnel tested positive. In the interim, Atlanta Falcons cornerback AJ Terrell tested positive. He was inactive on Sunday.

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