The Titans had four players and five employees who are positive for Covid-19. The league says it will redirect the game to Monday or Tuesday so that extra time can be spent testing the coronavirus.
The Titans’ facilities remain closed indefinitely. Both the Titans and the Minnesota Vikings, who played each other on Sunday, stopped their personal activities indefinitely on Tuesday. The Vikings have not announced any positive cases.
There have long been fears that it will be difficult for the NFL to end its season as planned due to the contagious nature of Covid-19.
“Unless the players are essentially in a bubble – isolated from the community and tested almost every day – it would be very difficult to see how football can be played this fall,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert. on disease, told CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta in June.
As of Sept. 22, the NFL Players’ Association announced that there were no new positive cases among players and five among team staff.