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Three more SoFi Stadium construction workers test positive for COVID-19

Construction of the SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park, the future home of the Chargers and Rams, shown on Feb. 26.
(Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)

Three more construction workers at SoFi Stadium have tested positive for COVID-19, the joint venture overseeing the $5-billion project told trade partners Thursday in emails reviewed by The Times. Twenty-eight workers are known to have tested positive; 10 of the cases have been announced since June 23.

According to the emails from Turner-AECOM Hunt, the latest cases consist of a person working in Level 4 of the stadium and two people working on the attached performance venue.

NFL expected to cut this year’s preseason games from four to two per team, eliminating Weeks 1 and 4. SoFi Stadium would open with Rams ‘visiting’ Chargers.

Two of the workers are asymptomatic and the third has “minor symptoms,” the emails said.

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Developers announced earlier this week that the stadium is 97% complete. About 3,000 workers are on the 298-acre site each day.


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