No sports at Metro Nashville schools until at least Labor Day

Jul 30, 2020

Credit cdc.gov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  --  Nashville’s Coronavirus Task Force has asked Metro schools to postpone the start of sports until after Labor Day.

In a letter sent to schools Wednesday, the task force says its concerned about the spread of coronavirus between students, staff and spectators from different schools during intervarsity competition.

Practice sessions will be allowed to continue.

The letter goes on to say sports will be resumed only if “key metrics for the roadmap to reopen Nashville are improved and stable.”

Representatives from charter and private schools on the city’s Coronavirus Task Force also signed the letter.

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