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Cuomo considering COVID testing plan at Bills playoff games

Cuomo considering COVID testing plan at Bills playoff games
The team, slated to host its first home playoff game since 1995, has submitted a proposal to the state which will be reviewed, Gov. Cuomo and state officials said Wednesday.

ALBANY — New York is considering a COVID-19 testing plan that could see 6,700 football fans attend a Buffalo Bills playoff game next month and serve as a model for future large-scale events.The team, slated to host its first home playoff game since 1995, has submitted a proposal to the state which will be reviewed, Gov.“Buffalo Bills proposed 6,700 fans for their upcoming playoff game.The governor also said over the weekend, after the Bills clinched the AFC East division title, that he would like to attend a playoff game himself.

Most Read “I would like to be at that game — a playoff game — as much as anyone,” he said Sunday.(Justin Edmonds/AP) While New York and the rest of the country are still months away from herd immunity as vaccine distribution ramps up, Cuomo said the state is eyeing other alternatives to allow people to gather in certain settings.

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