Santa Clara, California – One day before the Green Bay Packers are scheduled to play on Thursday night soccer, the San Francisco 49ers closed their facilities due to a positive COVID-19 test Wednesday morning.
The Niners confirmed the positive test after a source in the league told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the wide receiver is Kendrick Born It was tested positive. League sources told ESPN that Thursday’s match is expected to continue as scheduled, pending further contact and information tracing.
In a statement, the Niners team acknowledged the positive experience and said they had entered into “intense protocol” in the league.
“The San Francisco 49 team was informed today that a player tested positive for COVID-19 and that the individual immediately entered self-quarantine,” the statement said. “Our organization has entered into the NFL’s extensive protocol and we are working with the league on contact tracing to identify high-risk individuals. Almost all of the team’s jobs will be performed today.
“The health and safety of our players, employees and our community is the organization’s top priority. We will continue to work closely with the NFL and medical professionals and will follow their directions.”
After Sunday’s defeat to the Seattle Seahawks, 49 players returned to the facility and trained early Tuesday evening in preparation for Thursday’s game against Green Bay. The packers are scheduled to travel to the Gulf region late on Wednesday afternoon.
Bourne’s positive test means that he will not be able to play against the Packers if the game continues as scheduled, leaving the 49ers in particular short-range at the wide receiver after disqualification Depo Samuel Due to a hamstring injury and assignment to Dante Betis. receiver Richie James It was restricted practically due to an ankle problem.
Meanwhile, the assertive will not turn back AJ Dillon, Who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, while jogging Jamal Williams And back Kamal Martin They were also excluded after being considered from Delon “high risk close contacts”.