An aerial view of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., future home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

As much of the United States and the rest of the world continues in quarantine, essential jobs are still being done during the  COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes the construction of the Las Vegas Raiders’ new stadium and the stadium to be shared by the L.A. Rams and Chargers being built in Southern California.

Unfortunately, it now appears the Los Angeles project could have taken yet another hit. According to Lindsey Thiry of ESPN, a second worker at SoFi Stadium has tested positive for COVID-19.

This comes after another worker tested positive for the virus last month. Those leading the charge to build the stadium in time for the 2020 NFL season have indicated that further health issues for employees relating to COVID-19 could suspend construction.

The joint stadium was expected to open in time for the 2019 NFL campaign. Logistical issues, including the weather, delayed the opening.

If the 2020 season does start as planned in September (no guarantee), there’s a chance this venue will not be ready.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.


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