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Sport Teams not able to disclose who goes on IL due to virus

04:17  01 july  2020
04:17  01 july  2020 Source:   ap.org

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The same goes if you must care for a member of your family or household who has received a diagnosis. What if my child’s school or day care shut People who remain unemployed because of a coronavirus-related reason may be able to tap into an additional pandemic unemployment assistance

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a man wearing a baseball hat: FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon waits to enter the batting cage before the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Denver. All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus. A person familiar with Blackmons situation confirmed the test result to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) © APWF FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon waits to enter the batting cage before the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Denver. All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies has become the first Major League Baseball player known to have tested positive for the coronavirus. A person familiar with Blackmons situation confirmed the test result to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Trying to find out the status of a baseball player coming back from an ankle injury will definitely be easier than learning whether someone tested positive for the coronavirus.

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He explained that's due to softening demand from the rest of the world, where cases are surging. It added that it will continue to pay contractors and hourly workers who are not able to perform their duties while working from home.

More than 99% of Italy’s coronavirus fatalities were people who suffered from previous medical conditions, according to a study by the country’s national health authority. Source: ISS Italy National Health institute, March 17 sample. The average age of those who ’ve died from the virus in Italy is 79.5.

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said during a conference call Tuesday that teams have not been given clearance to announce which players end up on the injured list due to COVID-19. A positive test, exhibiting symptoms that require isolation for additional assessment or exposure to someone who has had the virus are cause for placement on the COVID-19 IL.

''I believe the information I've been given is that you'll be left to try to figure that out because we would not be (able to disclose),'' Cashman said. ''It would be a speculating circumstance.''

Baseball's collective bargaining agreement states that for any medical condition not related to employment ''a club may disclose only the fact that a medical condition is preventing the player from rendering services to the club and the anticipated length of the player's absence from the club.''

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Layoffs by companies are affecting Americans across the country. Scott Warrick lost his job of five years due to the pandemic and with his wife pregnant with their first child, it's not easy for the young couple.

While the virus is a serious public health concern, you are very unlikely to get infected outside of areas where it is spreading widely, including China, Italy These droplets fall to the ground within a few feet. That makes the virus harder to get than pathogens like measles, chickenpox and tuberculosis, which

Cashman noted the situation continues to evolve as Major League Baseball and the players' union continue discussions. Testing of players and staff will begin Wednesday as they report to their teams to resume workouts. They will be tested once every two days.

Last week, Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies became the first MLB player known to have tested positive. According to reports, the All-Star outfielder was one of three Colorado players to have a positive test.

Numerous other teams have said they have players who have tested positive for the virus without identifying any of them. The Philadelphia Phillies announced seven, while the Detroit Tigers said one player who was living in Florida but not working out at the team's spring training facilities in Lakeland also tested positive.

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said a few players have tested positive but declined to specify how many. Several Toronto Blue Jays players and staff members have also tested positive.

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The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into How easily a virus spreads from person-to-person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious, like

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Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said remaining educated about best practices is going to be crucial for everyone.

''Leadership really is going to be the difference-maker for the teams that are able to best handle this and best cope with the challenges that we face,'' he said. ''And that really is the accountability that needs to be shared by all of us -- not just baseball, but our whole society.''

Baltimore general manager Mike Elias said the Orioles have had no reported cases and that no one on the team has decided against playing in the shortened season.

He's hoping for a smooth start to the camp that's scheduled to begin Friday at Camden Yards.

''We recognize that this will be fluid and everyone is having to make personal decisions and circumstances might not be fully understood until the season starts, but so far we are expecting full participation,'' Elias said. ''You see in the news around the league that's not the case everywhere and I wouldn't be shocked if that ends up happening, but that's going to be part of this.''

''We're not pressuring anyone or shaming anyone that feels they shouldn't be here. We're making that known, and I think it's well-received,'' Elias added. ''Our players have been itching to play for a while. I think the whole delay was frustrating for them, for us, and everyone just wants to go play.''

Head of Chancellor's Office: Don't get too carefree at Corona

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Israel is going to use the cell-phone location data with which its intelligence services track terrorists to trace people who ’ve been in touch with known carriers of The airline wouldn’t be able to see where you’d gone , but it would get an alert if you’d been close to known infected people or disease hot spots.

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Remember that some people without symptoms may be able to spread virus .

Marlins CEO Derek Jeter is hoping the return of baseball can provide some solace, much like the Yankees did when they returned after 9-11.

''We were thinking as players, `Do we even play? What does it mean? We're playing a game.' Talking to family members who had lost family members and them thanking us -- `What are you thanking us for?' They said, `We're thanking you because you're giving us something to cheer for. There haven't been too many happy days around here,''' Jeter said. ''Baseball played a big role, at least in New York, in the healing process. It's not saying you're ever going to forget what happened. But at least for three hours a day we have the opportunity to give them something to cheer for. We hope that's the case here when we get going in a couple of weeks.''

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AP Baseball Writers Ronald Blum, Mike Fitzpatrick and Ben Walker, and AP Sports Writers David Ginsburg and Steven Wine contributed to this report.

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