Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection in professional baseball Softbank, the scheduled Seibu vs. Softbank match at Berna Dome in Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture was canceled on the 1st.

Since the 25th of this month, players, coaches, and staff have been infected with the new coronavirus one after another at SoftBank, and 18 people have been confirmed to be infected so far.

According to NPB = Nippon Professional Baseball Organization, no new infection was confirmed in the 1st army, but as a result of discussions at the extraordinary executive committee of the 12 teams, in order to prevent further infection spread, Berna Dome on the 1st The scheduled Seibu vs. Softbank match has been cancelled.

For the two games after the 2nd, it means to judge by looking at the result of the PCR test performed on the 1st.

NPB Executive Secretary Atsushi Ihara said, "I'm sorry for the fans who were planning to watch the game. If we can play the game on Saturday and Sunday, Softbank will be teamed up with players who have been tested negative tomorrow." ..