Lambeau Field to continue indefinite hold on hosting fans

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 18:32:34-05

GREEN BAY — Lambeau Field will continue its indefinite hold on hosting fans at the stadium this season, including the Nov. 15 game.

The Packers said in a statement Wednesday evening that the decision was made amid continuing high numbers of COVID-19 infections in the Green Bay area and across Wisconsin.

In order to host fans at Lambeau, the team says the Green Bay area needs to see a "significant improvement" in the rate of hospitalizations, community infections and positivity rates.

“As evidenced by the sustained increase in cases in our community, we all need to work together to contain the virus,” said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy in the statement. “Our players would love to have fans in the stands at Lambeau Field, but it is critical for the safety of our community that we all do whatever we can to stop the virus.

Meanwhile, face masks will be installed on the Curly Lambeau and Vince Lombardi statues in front of the Lambeau Field Atrium on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 8 a.m., to encourage people to stick with health guidelines, including wearing masks.

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