As famous by CBS Sports activities, worrisome COVID-19 surges all through the nation precipitated the cancellations of a number of bowl video games earlier this month, nevertheless it seems “The Granddaddy of Them All” can be held, as scheduled, regardless of issues associated to an infection charges.
In keeping with The Related Press (h/t ESPN), Saturday’s Rose Bowl recreation between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Utah Utes, together with the New Yr’s Day Rose Parade, remained on as of early Friday night. In keeping with the Pasadena Star-Information, this replace got here shortly after Pasadena reported its highest single-day rise of COVID-19 instances.
Leagues and competitions world wide have been left looking for methods to adapt to will increase in coronavirus infections linked with the extremely contagious however reportedly much less extreme Omicron variant. Earlier within the day, the NBA and Nationwide Basketball Gamers Affiliation reportedly made it simpler for asymptomatic and absolutely vaccinated gamers to return from that league’s COVID-19 checklist.
The Rose Bowl is requiring recreation attendees to point out proof of full vaccination in opposition to COVID-19 or of a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at inside 72 hours of the occasion’s begin. These aged two or older should put on authorised face coverings until actively consuming or ingesting no matter vaccination standing.