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Los Angeles to host Super Bowl despite growing number of Covid-19 cases - Erie News Now

Los Angeles to host Super Bowl despite growing number of Covid-19 cases - Erie News Now
By Sarah Moon and Amir Vera, CNN

News Los Angeles to host Super Bowl despite growing number of Covid-19 cases Thursday, January 6th 2022, 10:27 PM EST Updated: Thursday, January 6th 2022, 10:57 PM EST Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images for LA Giltinis By Sarah Moon and Amir Vera, CNN The Super Bowl is expected to go ahead in Los Angeles next month despite the growing number of Covid-19 cases in the county.Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, in a media briefing Thursday.Los Angeles County reported a record 37,215 new cases on Thursday, according to a news release from the county's health department.The NFL had to postpone three games in December because of the surge of Covid-19 cases among players.

" Super Bowl LVI is scheduled to be played on February 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California." Ferrer said the health department is working closely with NFL and SoFi Stadium to ensure fans and community will be safe.

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