Goodell closes NFL facilities on Wednesday

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NEW YORK CITY, New York (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has instructed the 32 teams to close their facilities to all but a select few employees by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

In a memo to the teams, Goodell said the restrictions meant as a safeguard against the new coronavirus will be in force until at least April 8.

Then the league will re-evaluate, using advice from medical experts and health authorities.

The few exceptions include trainers and doctors treating players, security and technology personnel.