BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Schools is postponing the start of all in-person athletics activities until further notice, citing coronavirus concerns.

This includes in-person conditioning, practice and competition.

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“While we are eager to see our student-athletes return to play as soon as possible, our priority is to protect their health and safety,” City Schools said in a statement Monday.

The system said they will continue to work with their athletic departments to support “on-going virtual engagement with student-athletes and coaches”

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CBS Baltimore Staff