Update on Cancellations in MLS USL and Youth Soccer Plus “Social Distancing” Due to Coronavirus COVID 19 Impact

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3/13/2020

Updated 3/12/20 – Concacaf suspends all its competitions scheduled to take place over the next 30 days and, outside of soccer … even March Madness has been canceled.

BREAKING: Concacaf, MLS, USL, and NISA Suspend 2020 Season for 30 Days and U.S. Soccer Development Academy, and US Youth Soccer Suspend Games Due to Coronavirus COVID 19 Impact.

DA ALSO CANCELS 2020 ALLSTATE SPRING CUP AS PRECAUTION AGAINST SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUSMASL ENDS REGULAR SEASON, USL LEAGUE ONE DELAYS START and NPSL & UPSL CANCEL ALL GAMES UNTIL END OF MARCH.

On Wednesday, March 11, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency in relation to the spread of the Covid-19 virus.Coronavirus Declared Pandemic.

U.S. Soccer DA has suspended its regular season matches scheduled through April 30 and is canceling the Allstate U.S. Soccer Development Academy Spring Cup for both boys and girls. US Youth Soccer has canceled the USYS National League’s Las Vegas Soccer Showcase and suspended its Regional League play. U.S. Soccer has suspended its season and released a video of CDC recommendations. MLS has suspended its season for 30 days as has the NBA as well as CONCACAF which suspended its Champions League. The USL Championship also suspended play for a minimum of 30 days.

#1 WASH YOU HANDS FOR 20 SECONDS, AND DO IT OFTEN. AND, AVOID TOUCHING YOUR EYES, NOSE, AND MOUTH.

We are updating this article every morning with current data. Everyone’s knowledge of COVID-19 is evolving rapidly. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating havoc and serious disruptions around the globe.Yesterday, President Donald Trump imposed a restriction on travel from most of Europe by foreigners. The travel ban goes into effect Friday at midnight.

Here is what you need to know:

136,390 CASES OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONFIRMED. 69,598PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY RECOVERED, WITH 5,058 DEATHS WORLDWIDE. THAT IS A DEATH RATE OF 3.6%.

Johns Hopkins University – Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for System Science and Engineering.

Source of data is Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for System Science and Engineering. Live Updates: plus World Health Organization‘s WHO COVID-19 map

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, “This is a controllable pandemic. Countries that decide to give up on fundamental public health measures may end up with a larger problem, and a heavier burden on the health system that requires more severe measures to control. All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, preventing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.

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