“This is dominantly a close-distance disease,” said Susan Huang, an infectious diseases expert at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. … “Think about the closeness, proximity and physical contact of the sport.” Huang said. “What’s the likelihood that my breath will make it into someone’s face?” … “One of the major issues is that even if you’re really close to someone’s face, it doesn’t matter how good the ventilation is,” Huang said.
Can you safely play indoor sports during the pandemic?
PBS Newhour, Feb. 6, 2021
February 6, 2021