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They point out the fact that Italian fans will follow the team in Kaunas, so if coronavirus ends up spreading in the arena, it would be extremely hard to control the outbreak, as first reported by the Baltic News Service (BNS).
Despite the suggestion, Zalgiris insists on playing the game on Friday (28/2) in a sold-out arena but following all safety precautions, per LRT TV. Zalgiris GM Paulius Motiejunas is expected to express his evaluation of the situation at a press conference on Thursday (27/2).
Lithuania has officially declared a state emergency earlier on Wednesday (26/2) as a preventative measure against the spread of the coronavirus.