CHICAGO – Two Chicago Cubs staff who attended an annual coaching session at Wrigley Area on March eight have examined constructive for the COVID-19 virus.
One was hospitalized and the opposite was recovering at residence, spokesman Julian Inexperienced stated Sunday.
Inexperienced additionally stated there was “nothing definitive” indicating the session “contributed to publicity” for the reason that check outcomes weren’t obtained till March 23 and 24. However “out of an abundance of warning, transparency and accountability,” the Cubs knowledgeable workers in an e mail on Friday.
“We all know many of those associates know one another, spend time collectively and communicate continuously so we wish everybody to take the required precautions and observe CDC steering although we’re not collectively and taking part in baseball,” Inexperienced stated.
The Chicago Solar-Occasions first reported the constructive outcomes.
The Cubs stated within the e mail to workers they “reached out to each associates to supply our help.” In addition they urged staff to watch their well being carefully and observe tips set by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.
Most individuals who contract COVID-19 have gentle or reasonable signs, which may embrace fever and cough but additionally milder circumstances of pneumonia, generally requiring hospitalization. The chance of demise is larger for older adults and other people with different well being issues.
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