The Ravens on Wednesday announced their first step toward reducing attendance at M&T Bank Stadium amid the coronavirus pandemic, deferring 2020 season tickets to 2021.

In an email to permanent-seat-license owners, the team said seat locations for all fans will be protected and offered for renewal next season. Credits for funds paid toward the 2020 season can be applied to renewal next season or future ticket purchases. A refund can also be requested.

The Ravens said in a release that they expect a “significantly reduced seating capacity” at M&T Bank Stadium this season.