Fans allowed for sports events in England from next week

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Sporting events in England could allow some specific amount of spectators in stadium from October. However, for testing coronavirus prevention measures the changes are due to start next week. No fans have been allowed since March due to Covid-19.

“From October we intend to bring back audiences in-stadia … in a COVID-secure way subject to the successful outcome of pilots,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in Downing Street on Friday.

Sports minister Nigel Huddleston said that he has recognized that for many sports, fans were their “lifeblood”.

“Although it will remain some time before venues are full to capacity, this is a major step in the right direction for the resumption of live spectator sport across the country,” he said.

Stadium capacities will be restricted, and staggered entry instances, social distancing measures and one-way programs will probably be required. Social distancing can’t be maintained when shopping for meals and merchandise or betting. Followers will probably be instructed to not attend if they may have been uncovered to COVID-19.

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Prof. Susan Michie, who advised the government on the pandemic response fears that the reopening of the games could lead to a rise in the COVID-10 cases.

“We’ve gone too far, too fast already,” Michie said in an interview. “I think the data will begin to show that. I don’t think we should have opened indoor pubs, much as I like pubs. And I think to begin opening up mass sporting events is not a good idea.”

“We’ve gone too far, too fast already,” Michie said in an interview. “I think the data will begin to show that. I don’t think we should have opened indoor pubs, much as I like pubs. And I think to begin opening up mass sporting events is not a good idea.” he added.

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