CLEVELAND (WJW) – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Cleveland Cavaliers released a statement Tuesday amid growing coronavirus concerns.
There are three confirmed cases of the virus in Ohio. All are resident in Cuyahoga county, said the Ohio Department of Health.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has informed that indoor sporting events take place without spectators because of the virus.
“We are aware of the recommendation of the Governor of Ohio DeWine and appreciate and respect the discussion and prospect provided. We have also maintained very close and ongoing consultations with the NBA, the Cleveland Clinic, city and county authorities and others. experts in infectious diseases, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “said the venue.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse said Sunday’s Cleveland Monsters game will be played with regular fan access.
The Mid-American Conference said that its men’s and women’s basketball tournament this week will be closed to the general public. In all OHSAA state and regional tournaments this week and next week, all events surrounding the games are canceled, including special presentations, part-time entertainment, various meetings, merchandising sales and other exhibition booths.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse said it has taken extensive measures to protect fans and staff. He also said it has a large state-of-the-art air treatment and cleaning system, which exceeds what many colleges and high schools have.
“Our organization will continue to monitor this unique situation in real time. We will also continue to work closely with tournament and MAC conference officials, as well as tournament and association officials from the NCAA, NBA and AHL in relation to this changing landscape, “Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Cleveland Cavaliers said.
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