State eases restrictions, judge grants request to resume youth sports
Last updated 2/20/2021 at 9:25am
SAN DIEGO - A judge has cleared the way for youth sporting activities, including football and basketball, to resume in San Diego County, hours after the state revised its guidelines to allow the activities in counties with relatively low rates of new COVID-19 cases.
The state's new standard allows for a resumption of "outdoor high-contact sports'' in counties that reach an adjusted daily average of 14 new cases per 100,000 residents. San Diego County currently has a rate of 22.2 cases per 100,000 residents.
However, through a lawsuit recently filed by two San Diego-area high school athlete...