TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2020 (HealthDay Information) — Downhill snowboarding itself does not put individuals at excessive danger for COVID-19, however actions related to the game might, the World Well being Group stated Monday.
“I believe many individuals will not be contaminated barreling down the slopes on their skis,” Dr. Michael Ryan stated at a WHO information briefing, the Related Press reported.
“The actual points are going to return at airports, tour buses taking individuals to and from ski resorts, ski lifts… and locations the place individuals come collectively,” Ryan defined.
“We might advise that each one nations have a look at the their ski season and different causes for mass gathering,” he stated, and famous that indoor socializing after snowboarding is likely to be significantly dangerous, the AP reported.
Various European nations have closed ski areas to gradual the unfold of COVID-19.
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