The continued COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of everybody, and can impression the place the 49ers play their remaining dwelling video games.
Santa Clara County, dwelling of the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium, launched new COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday that ban all contact sports activities and mandate a 14-day quarantine for anybody touring into the realm from 150 miles away, which means the 49ers will want a brand new dwelling to complete the 2020 season.
The information got here as a shock to 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, who spoke on the matter for the primary time following his staff’s last-second 23-20 win over the Rams on Sunday in Los Angeles.
“It was a really disappointing factor what we received yesterday,” Shanahan mentioned, via ESPN’s Nick Wagoner. “For us to be discover that out whereas we’re getting on a aircraft … it was extraordinarily disappointing.”
Shanahan added the staff was not warned forward of time of the approaching ban, discovering out by way of social media and receiving little extra data from county officers on the reasoning behind the choice or how the 49ers’ state of affairs may negatively have an effect on the county’s COVID-19 points, per Wagoner and The Athletic’s David Lomardi.
“We have been working with them as a associate attempting to determine it out,” Shanahan mentioned. “For everybody to seek out out with out them telling us, it was extraordinarily disappointing.”
Niners working again Raheem Mostert was significantly emotional, per reporters, discussing the uncertainty dealing with the staff.