Americans Hockey Player Catches the Rona, Games Suspended
As things start to relax and open up, Covid-19 is still causing problems across the U.S. and right in our back yard. According to reports, an Americans Hockey player has tested positive for Covid-19, so everything is on pause right now. They were supposed to play the Spokane Chiefs a couple of times this weekend and those were called off so the team can quarantine. Wednesday's game against the Seattle Thunderbirds has also been suspended.
They won't say which Americans player caught the rona, which I can't really understand, but it's all about privacy laws. Several months ago, we received an email here at the station about an employee that tested positive, and for those of us who still report to the studio, it was a reminder to wear our masks, even if we're just going to the bathroom. Before I knew about the privacy law, I replied to the email asking who it was that tested positive in case I recently had contact with them. I was denied that info and told about the privacy law. Seems silly to me, but then many laws are.
The WHL is expected to update the status of future Americans games soon. To read the story posted by yaktrinews.com, click HERE.
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