New Jersey has now joined Washington D.C. and Washington State in recommending the cancellation of all public gatherings of more than 250 people. Gov. Phil Murphy made the announcement just hours ago.
“We are in a public health emergency” he said “That’s everything from youth leagues to sports leagues, to concerts, and everything in between,”
BREAKING: Today, I am recommending the cancellation of all public gatherings of 250+ people, including parades, concerts, and sporting events.— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) March 12, 2020
Social distancing works. This is our best chance to mitigate the chance of exposure & rapid spread of #COVID19.https://t.co/AKOFRSvkQF pic.twitter.com/uFVplz6L3y
Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, said
“Governor Murphy reported to us that he spoke directly to the leadership of several of our sports teams.”
The NY Guardians take on the undefeated Houston Roughnecks Saturday at 2 pm in MetLife Stadium. MetLife Stadium is just outside of New York City in New Jersey. With this being the third XFL city to ban large gatherings, will the XFL play in front of an empty stadium or cancel the games outright.
The NY Guardians final home game is Saturday, April 4th, at 2 pm ET against the DC Defenders.
Stay with XFL News Hub as we get more details.
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