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COVID-19 Cases Tied To 'King Of The Mat' Wrestling Tournament In NH

HAMPTON, NH (CBS) – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has identified multiple confirmed COVID-19 cases tied to a youth wrestling tournament in Hampton. The King of the Mat Wrestling Tournament was held on Saturday, March 6 at the RIM Sports Complex.

The state said anyone who was there between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. may have been exposed and should seek testing. Health officials conducted contact investigations and is notifying close contacts.

WBZ was not able to reach the organizers of the tournament for comment.

People using the facility Monday night for volleyball and basketball said they were comfortable with the protocols.

"Enter through one door, exit through another, you know there's sanitation, they check your temperature I think they do everything they can," said Rick Korn, whose daughter plays sports at the facility.

April Phelps felt safe bringing her son for basketball. "That's something that I knew taking this on, that there was a risk this season, but I felt like it was important for my son," Phelps said.

"They make it as safe as possible, that's why we've been playing for the last couple of weeks," said Dylan Spencer.

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