The IIHF has distributed a status report letter to its Member National Associations and other stakeholders, outlining the latest updates related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

In relation to the men’s World Championship in Switzerland in May – where GB are due to play for a second successive season in the top flight – the IIHF put out the following on their website.

“The IIHF together with the Local Organizing Committee, is continuing plans to hold the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship and the 2020 IIHF Annual Congress in Switzerland.

“Due to the constantly shifting nature of the coronavirus situation, the IIHF Office, the IIHF Medical Committee, and the IIHF Council are in close communication with the tournament organizer as well as with the various health and government organizations within Switzerland.

“We are continuously re-evaluating our ability to safely host the IIHF Annual Congress and will provide delegates and MNAs with regular status updates.”

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