Hockey referee with coronavirus may have exposed hundreds at multiple games in Maine, N.H., health official says
He said the referee’s Biddeford games were played at 8:35 a.m. and 10:05 a.m. Saturday, and Sunday games were played at 7:40 a.m., 9:20 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. The official’s North Yarmouth Academy games were played Sunday between 6:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., and the single Laconia game started at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, according to Shah.
“If you or a family member was on the ice for one of these games, you should consider yourself a close contact of someone who has COVID-19,” quarantine for 14 days and also get tested, he said.
Shah said further information about the referee’s case was limited, since his agency was just beginning to launch its investigation Thursday.
Asked how many people were potentially exposed to the virus, Shah said the tally could potentially be around 400, while stressing that that’s a “very, very” early estimate that could rise or fall as