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World NHL loosens rules for vaccinated teams

11:20  09 may  2021
11:20  09 may  2021 Source:   sport1.de

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According to the league , a team will be considered fully vaccinated when 85% of the team ’s traveling party has gone through the full vaccination process, including the two-week period following the second vaccination shot. The league will also be requiring fewer COVID tests, no quarantine period With the uncertainty surrounding everything regarding COVID-19, the new protocols could be revoked or modified if there are changes in how the virus affects teams in the postseason. Also, with the vaccination process being different in Canada than in the United States, if/when teams will require

A team will be considered fully vaccinated when 85 percent of each team ’s traveling party ― a maximum of 56 people ― has been fully vaccinated and the two-week period following full vaccination has elapsed. So even as the vaccines became readily available to anyone 16 years of age and older in the U.S., the NHL and the NHLPA have been very cautious about relaxing the COVID-19 rules . They have been and remain in constant consultation with medical officials regarding protocols and with the playoffs set to begin in a week, these relaxations could be rolled back at a moment’s notice.

The NHL has decided to relax with the strict rules vaccinated against the Coronavirus teams of the strict rules.

NHL lockert Regeln für geimpfte Teams © Provided by sport1.de NHL loosens rules for vaccinated teams

New York (SID) - The North American Ice Hockey Profiliga NHL has decided to relax with the strict rules vaccinated against the Coronavirus teams of the strict rules. The changes in the security protocol enter into force at the beginning of the play-offs. That announced the league on Saturday.


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The NHL and the player union agreed on adjustments to the rules on wearing masks, coronate tests, quarantine, team meetings and social contacts. All persons are completely vaccinated 14 days after receiving the final dose of an approved vaccine. A team is considered completely vaccinated when 85 percent of all persons of the tour group have received the full vaccination protection.

"I believe that there will be an energy boost to all," said Barry, despite, coach of the New York Islanders: "It was very tedious. But now we see that things change a bit."

, among other things, allowed to meet completely vaccinated without a mask with eight other also fully vaccinated persons, without having to comply with spacing rules. Also a visit to the outdoor area of ​​a restaurant is possible again. Purchased teams must also carry no masks on the training ground.

In the United States, vaccinated people can drop the mask (even indoors) .
© Copyright 2021, OBS a "big day" for the most endangered country in the world with COVID-19. The Americans vaccinated can say goodbye to one of the symbols of the pandemic: the mask. For them, the health authorities have risen, Thursday, their wearing recommendation of the mask. A "big day" according to Joe Biden. "If you are completely vaccinated, you no longer need to wear a mask! Rejoiced the American president from the Gardens of the White House.

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