NBA teams fear coronavirus affects older staff

the NBA you will have to decide who is considered essential, the game staff must play on the resume coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported.

One of the concerns weighing on NBA teams is the age of people typically deemed essential to a team, such as a member of the coaching staff or a general manager, or whether they have a pre-existing medical condition.

the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified people 65 or older or people of any age with an underlying medical condition as being more susceptible to COVID-19 .

Based on all the information we have today, people over 60 with pre-existing conditions probably can't go, for sure, no matter what their titles are, an unidentified general manager told ESPN. Whether it's the star player's father or the team's general manager, they can't go there.

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Quien se determine que es esencial conducirá a decisiones difíciles y el potencial de sentimientos heridos, pero the gerentes generales le dijeron a ESPN que el personal médico probablemente no será eliminado.

" the one area you don't want to skimp on is the medical. the coaching part of it, you could probably get by with a head coach, that's it," one general manager said.

As of Saturday, nearly 1.1 million people in the United States had been diagnosed with the coronavirus.