As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact sports, the latest news of a positive test of a sports player hits home for New England football fans.
According to Channel 8 WMTW, New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the Patriots-Chiefs game that was originally scheduled for this afternoon at 4:25 has been postponed.
Yesterday, the Patriots posted the following statement:
Statement from the New England Patriots. pic.twitter.com/eSTUukh5vl
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) October 3, 2020
The game will now likely be played on Monday or Tuesday in Kansas City.