The San Francisco 49ers and different groups may need to locate an impermanent new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday prohibited all physical games from holding games and practices for the following three weeks.
Province authorities gave the orders in light of rising instances of the Covid in the zone. The principles produce results Monday and will go on until Dec 21.
The 49ers have home games booked for Dec. 7 against Buffalo and Dec. 13 against Washington at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The group likewise rehearses at that site in the district.
“We are working with the NFL and our accomplices on operational plans and will share subtleties as they are affirmed,” the group said in an explanation.
An individual acquainted with the circumstance said the NFL and 49ers arranged conceivable back-up plans before the season on the off chance that the Niners expected to move their tasks and have a NFL arena prepared for games. The individual talked on state of secrecy and gave no subtleties on what those plans are on the grounds that the group hadn’t made any declaration.
The standards additionally will affect the San Jose Sharks of the NHL and school groups at Stanford and San Jose State.
“For those groups, they won’t have the option to mess around or have rehearses where they have direct contact, inside the district,” Santa Clara County counsel James Williams said.
Williams said he has been in contact with the groups yet none are prepared to uncover their arrangements to manage the new standards.
Alongside restricting physical games, the new principles likewise require any individual who has voyaged in excess of 150 miles from the region to isolate for 14 days. The 49ers are playing Sunday at the Los Angeles Rams yet will get back from that trip before the standards go live at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
“This pandemic resembles a fast train, and our projections disclose to us that we are on track to crash by around the third seven day stretch of December,” said Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody. “On the off chance that we don’t have any significant bearing brakes, at this moment with all our group may.”
Cody said Santa Clara County has the most elevated case rate in the Bay Area, prompting the stricter standards. In the event that different areas don’t follow, the 49ers could hope to play at the Oakland Coliseum — the Raiders’ old home — or conceivably the Giants’ baseball arena in San Francisco. They additionally could wind up playing at a current NFL arena in another market.
The NHL hasn’t declared a date for the beginning of instructional course yet the Sharks have said they would investigate substitute locales if necessary. A few Sharks players have been holding casual exercises at the group office in little gatherings.
Stanford and San Jose State additionally have a few games in season. The Cardinal have one booked home football match-up left on Dec. 12 against Oregon State.
The Spartans have home football match-ups on Dec. 5 against Hawaii and Dec. 11 against Nevada. San Jose State rehearsed before the season two or three hundred miles away at Humboldt State due to limitations in Santa Clara County.
San Jose State authorities will meet with region authorities on Sunday to get more subtleties and afterward will figure an arrangement.
Stanford’s second-positioned ladies’ ball group has a home game booked for Monday against San Diego. The athletic division is examining alternatives with college and district authorities.