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NBA Personnel With Temperatures Over 99.1F To Be Denied Entry At Training Facilities

Fresh reports state that as per new guidelines, league officials will not permit NBA personnel with temperatures of 99.1F or higher inside training facilities.

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Coronavirus deaths in US are leading the charts as compared to other countries that have suffered from the COVID-19 outbreak in recent months. The US death toll stands north of 76,000 followed by England, Spain, and Italy. Despite the impending hazards, NBA players training has begun as of Friday across various franchises in the league. However, there will be certain guidelines that will be followed by NBA organisations in order to curb the further spread of coronavirus in the US. 

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Personnel with temperatures of 99.1F or more will not be allowed to enter NBA players training facilities

NBA coronavirus testing practice will be a primary practice that will be followed by teams in order to prevent any further infections to their playing squad and non-playing staff. As per reports, league officials have informed teams that a person whose body temperature is greater than or equal to 99.1F will not be allowed inside training facilities on that particular day. The NBA coronavirus testing protocol comes into place after certain NBA teams said that they will reopen training facilities this week.

At present, America has 1,252,911 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 76,537 deaths. Certain sections of commerce are beginning to lift lockdown protocols and social distancing guidelines. However, there is still a fear of a potential second outbreak or a more intense outbreak in regions previously affected by the deadly coronavirus pandemic that has gripped the globe.

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