‘Actual Threat’ For Coronavirus Outbreak On Patriots Highway Journey, Regardless of Destructive Exams – CBS dangolka

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dangolka (CBS) – After a weekend of uncertainty, the Patriots and Chiefs are on observe to play Monday evening. However for New England gamers and coaches, the street journey doesn’t come with out threat of a possible coronavirus outbreak.
The groups have been scheduled to play Sunday afternoon. However that modified when Patriots quarterback Cam Newton and one member of the Chiefs follow squad examined constructive for coronavirus.
In spite of everything gamers from each groups returned destructive assessments on Sunday and Monday, the Patriots departed on two planes for the sport. One airplane contained gamers who had shut contact with Newton.
WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall stated it was not essentially a shock that no extra constructive assessments have been reported, regardless of how concerned within the group Newton is on the quarterback place.
“When somebody is uncovered to the virus it may possibly take a number of days, perhaps 5-7 days or extra, for a check to return again constructive,” Marshall stated. “In case you have been uncovered to the virus let’s say on Friday, you might have a destructive check on Saturday, on Sunday, on Monday or Tuesday, and perhaps not flip constructive till Wednesday or Thursday. So though three days have elapsed and so they’re nonetheless having destructive assessments, that doesn’t imply we’re not going to see some constructive assessments within the days to return.”
Marshall stated there’s nonetheless a chance an outbreak might occur, regardless of the early excellent news.
“This is the reason when somebody has change into uncovered to the virus, they’ve are available shut contact with somebody who is thought to have COVID-19, that we inform them to quarantine,” stated Marshall. “You’re imagined to avoid different individuals for 14 days. So to have individuals who might have been in shut quarters on planes and buses, within the coaching room and out on the sphere collectively, I feel there are actual considerations that we might doubtlessly have an outbreak. I hope that doesn’t occur, and I hope the workforce is following the rules and listening to their workforce docs. However as a fan, and a doctor, I’m involved.”
If no constructive coronavirus instances develop on Monday, the groups are scheduled to play at 7:05 p.m. The sport might be seen on WBZ-TV.

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