32 Superdome workers testing positive for coronavirus


Superdome officials say positive COVID-19 tests are up to 32,275 contract workers to renovate the stadium.A statement released by the Louisiana Stadium and District Exposition on Tuesday said the affected workers were “isolated far from their workplace.”

“This Increase Commemoration Day is consistent with what 21 other states, including Louisiana, are facing at this point in the pandemic further, restrictions have been lifted for travel, shopping, and work , ”The Superdome says the release.

Workers with a positive test will be required to complete a protocol compatible with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines and documents to the general contractor for Broadmoor LLC that they have had a negative test result before being allowed to return at the job site, Superdome said officials. Rest today workers are also subject to more stringent rules, including the use of masks.

The state-owned Superdome is currently undergoing $ 450 million in renovations that have been deemed “essential” by the Govt. by Jean le Bel Edwards. The dome is scheduled to host the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Championship in 2022 and the Super Bowl in 2024. Work includes replacing the original handrails again on the stairs, escalators and elevators; more spacious, station halls, and new concession areas and bathrooms.

Work has continued uninterrupted since the new pandemic coronavirus spread to the United States earlier this year.

Superdome officials say they and Broadmoor have made sure workers have access to personal protective equipment and hand washing stations. Officials also say the workspaces have been disinfected daily and that Broadmoor has implemented staggered work and break times to promote social distancing.


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