The Denver Broncos announced on Friday that this weekend’s game will be the last one that fans will be allowed to attend at Empower Field for the foreseeable future due to an increase in coronavirus cases in the area.
“The state of Colorado reported more than 6,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday,” Sports Illustrated reported.
“Although we are confident in our strong safety protocols and have no evidence of any COVID-19 transmission traced to our home games, the increase in cases and hospitalizations locally requires us to adjust our future plans. Taking this precaution is consistent with the recent guidelines issued by local officials to limit gatherings with the holiday season approaching,” the team said in a statement.
“Working in close partnership with the state, the Broncos are fully committed to keeping our community and team safe while doing our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. As we