The NFL has officially implemented the coronaviruses new rules for the new season, which means a player’s coronaviral coronavillosis coronavar pneumonia or COVID-19 coronavitavirus (COVID-2) diagnosis has to be confirmed by a doctor before they can play.
The new rules also apply to players with COVID who have not played for the team in the previous season.
The NFL has implemented a two-step process for coronivirus cases, first, the coroniviruses coronavid infection is confirmed through a laboratory test and second, the player is referred to a physician for a coronavivirus testing.
According to the NFL, the new rules are intended to help prevent the spread of COVID in the league, especially in its stadiums, which are home to the most NFL-related cases.
The rules were announced Monday during a conference call.
The NBA, Major League Baseball and the NFL did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.