Governor Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) said on Wednesday that there is nothing in California’s guidelines to prevent the Pac-12 team from playing, a statement that seems to contradict his own rules.
In response to a question from the Bay Area News Group, Newsom said: “In state guidelines, there is nothing to deny that Pac-12 is holding a conference game.”
“There is nothing to deny that the game happened.”
Newsom said he spoke with Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott this morning.
Newsom said: “I want to make this crystal clear.” “There is nothing in the state guidelines that denies Pac-12’s ability to recover. That is a distortion of the facts.”
However, state guidelines explicitly prohibit players from participating in queues older than 12 years old, which makes football difficult. (as follows.)
The most important thing for Newsom is that the state will be willing to “involve Pac-12 in formulating the rules governing the queue,” a development that may allow the team to practice and compete.
“We are committed to working with Pac-12,” Newsom said. “Remember, these are student athletes.”
Due to security considerations and national restrictions, the conference could not restart its football season.
The first obstacle should be cleared later this month, when the rapid response daily antigen test will be delivered to the sports department.
These tests are designed to eliminate the spread of Covid-19 and keep infected players away from the scene. These tests should result in the Pac-12 medical team’s approval for practice and competition.
However, even if antigen testing is cancelled, California schools will not be able to move forward until state and local restrictions are lifted.
Currently, the Los Angeles team cannot gather for practice in groups of more than 12 people, so it is impossible for a sport that requires 22 athletes on the field at a time.
According to section 5 of national regulations:
“Guiding Principles of Physical Distance”
“Training in cohort. IHE (higher education institutions) should establish cohorts to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. A group can consist of 6 to 12 people who belong to the same team and they work together consistently and together Participate in activities. People of the same kind should avoid mixing with other people.”
(The article is on page 31. This is a link to the complete guide.)
According to local regulations in Los Angeles County, Santa Clara County, and the City of Berkeley, these restrictions are slightly different.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott (Larry Scott) announced in the Big Ten countries that it will start the game from October 23 to 24, and said today: “Our universities in California and Oregon have not received state or Local public health officials approved the start of contact practice.” Pac-12 is the only sideline major conference.
“We hope that our new daily testing function can help meet the official public health approvals in California and Oregon, so that we can begin to practice and compete.”
At the same time, California’s NFL franchise is also at play.
The Rams started the season at home on Sunday night, but seven miles away, USC was unable to play 11 on 11.
The 49ers kicked off at home on Sunday afternoon, but within 15 minutes of the game, Stanford University prohibited any more than two players from touching the ball in any given game.
According to the computer model, the antigen test performed by Quidel reduces spread more effectively than the PCR test performed by the NFL.
Dr. Kimberly Harmon, a football physician at the University of Washington and a key member of Pac-Pac, said: “In theory, this is a very high threshold. You can say that we are doing higher than the NFL. Threshold.” 12’s medical consulting team.
“Tests are conducted almost every day to ensure the safety of athletes.”
This is irrelevant until public health restrictions are lifted.
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