Santa Clara, California. – A day before they are scheduled to play the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night, the people of San Francisco 49 shut down their facility on Wednesday morning due to a positive COVID-19 test.
League sources told ESPN’s Adam Schaefter that Niners confirmed the positive test after the huge receiver Kendrick Bourne Tested positive. League sources told ESPN that Thursday’s game is expected to proceed as scheduled, with more contact tracing and information pending.
In a statement, Niners acknowledged the positive test and said he had entered into the league’s “intensive protocol”.
The San Francisco 49 was informed today that a player had tested positive for COVID-19 and that person immediately went into self-exposure, the statement said. “Our organization has entered into the NFL’s intensive protocol and we are working with the league on contact tracing to identify high-risk individuals. All of the team’s operations will be conducted virtually today.
“The health and safety of our players, staff and community is the organization’s highest priority. We will continue to work closely with the NFL and medical professionals and adhere to their direction.”
After Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the 49ers returned to the facility and took practice early Tuesday morning in preparation for Thursday’s game against Green Bay. The Packers were scheduled to fly to two areas late Wednesday afternoon.
Bourne’s positive test means he will not be able to play against the Packers if the game goes ahead as scheduled, leaving 49 players short-handed on the wide receiver, especially after the verdict. Debo Samuel Due to hamstring injury and pervasive dental patency. Receiver Richie James Has been limited in practice due to an ankle issue.
The Packers, meanwhile, will be without running back AJ Dillon, Who tested positive for the Covid-19 on Monday, while running back Jamal Williams And linebacker Kamal Martin Dillon’s “close contacts at high risk” have been denied.
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