•   
  •   
  •   

Sport New Orleans Will Require Fans to Be Vaccinated or Test Negative to Attend Saints, Tulane Games

07:21  13 august  2021
07:21  13 august  2021 Source:   si.com

1 of the 5 people shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans is an alleged gunman: Chief

  1 of the 5 people shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans is an alleged gunman: Chief "Very disturbing, very alarming," the police chief said. New Orleans Police Chief Shaun Ferguson made the announcement at a news conference Monday in which he called an eruption of weekend gun violence "very disturbing, very alarming.

a close up of a helmet © Provided by Sports Illustrated

Fans attending games in New Orleans will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test.

View the original article to see embedded media.

The city of New Orleans is requiring fans to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours in order to attend games at the Caesars Superdome and Yulman Stadium.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Thursday that the requirement of proof of vaccination or negative tests will be applied to inside restaurants, bars and other indoor venues, per Ben Meyers of NOLA.com. In a statement released after the mayor's decree, the Saints said they remain committed to ensuring every fan's safety while attending games.

NFL World Reacts To Troubling Michael Thomas News

  NFL World Reacts To Troubling Michael Thomas News The New Orleans Saints won’t have star wide receiver Michael Thomas for the foreseeable future. Thomas is currently recovering from ankle surgery, which will sideline him for several weeks into the regular season. According to a report from NOLA.com, Thomas ignored calls from Saints coaches and trainers, who wanted him to get the surgery much […] The post NFL World Reacts To Troubling Michael Thomas News appeared first on The Spun.

"We are committed to doing everything we can in the current environment to protect your health and safety while at the same time providing the best game day experience in the NFL," the statement read. "Our team has been blessed with the greatest home field advantage in sports because we have the most committed, resilient and passionate fans in the world. We understand some will be frustrated, as are we, that we find ourselves in this position.

"We, as a community, have overcome so much in our history and come back stronger every time. Together, we can defeat this virus and return to living, celebrating and winning in the way we always have. We need you in that number - both on game day and in defeating this virus."

The Saints will host free vaccination events throughout the area and at the Superdome on game days. Tulane athletics director Troy Dannen echoed similar sentiments in a statement released via Twitter:

Crying Foul Over Ballpark Injuries

  Crying Foul Over Ballpark Injuries For years, several MLB teams have resisted doing more to protect fans. Could a threat to a century-old legal precedent change that? John “Jay” Loos was thrilled.It was Aug. 29, 2017, and for the first time in about a decade he was going to a baseball game with his three kids: Adam, 30, Eric, 28, and Emma, 26. Jay’s wife and his children’s mother, Jennifer, had died almost exactly eight years earlier, and they wanted to go to a game to commemorate her.They got to their seats at some point in the first or second inning: in Section 135, beyond first base down the right-field foul line.

"To further ensure a smooth gameday experience and to protect our collective health, we encourage everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible," Dannen's statement read. "It also serves as a strong reminder that in a pandemic there are expectations for all who want to participate in activities in which they share an environment with others."

More NFL Coverage:

  • The Year the NFL Banned Two of its Biggest Stars for Gambling
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick 'Floored' by Getting Benched for Tua Tagovailoa
  • FROST Score: The Training Camp Stories That Matter, and Those That Don’t
  • MMQB: The 49ers’ QB Competition According to Shanahan, Garoppolo and Lance

The Latest: CDC head says Africa needs higher vaccine target .
NAIROBI, Kenya — The director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is raising the vaccination target he believes is needed to provide widespread protection against COVID-19 on the continent, citing the more infectious delta variant now present in 32 countries. Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong told reporters on Thursday that health officials once estimated at least 60% of Africa’s population of 1.3 billion people needed to be vaccinated to achieve so-called herd immunity. © Provided by Associated Press A woman receives her result after getting a free COVID-19 test at a Health Ministry facility in Guatemala City, Wednesday, Aug.

usr: 3
This is interesting!