Sporting events, with the same infection risk as daily activity

The Covid pandemic has forced us to adapt the modalities of personal coexistence and although new cases are registered daily, the performances can continue, because from the point of view of the British government, there is the same risk of infection on the field as in daily activities.

Conclusive evidence of this situation was seen during the match between Liverpool Kiss BurnleyWhere the crowded stadium witnessed the victory’reds‘, although this is not the only event that has summoned a group of attendees, as public access to the tournament has also been allowed. Wimbledon, The Eurocop NS Silverstone Grand Prix.

These were some of the 37 sporting and cultural events analyzed by the British government, which led them to conclude that the injuries that occurred were “generally comparable to, or lower” than those actually over the course of the trial.

And they have their foundations. in pasads euro Held in England, it is estimated that there have been 3,404 cases: There were 2,295 incubated virus attendees when they went to Wembley, so there are about 9 thousand 500 positive items for the virus associated with matches Euro 2020.

A situation similar to what happened in Silverstone Grand Prix, which managed to set a general record in an event during the epidemic with 350 thousand people in three days, in which a total of 585 cases were registered, of which 343 arrived at the already infected place and transferred it to 242 others; While WimbledonIt received 300,000 people within two weeks, and 881 positive cases were recorded, of whom 299 were already infected, and 582 new cases.

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But even with all this encouraging panorama suggesting that sporting and cultural events can be carried out with a large presence, at least in the UK, the Minister for Culture and Sports, Oliver Dowden, has asked residents not to lower their guard.

“We have shown that we can safely reintroduce group sporting and cultural events, but it is important that people continue to be vigilant when they are in crowded places. So that we can keep the football season, theaters and concerts at full capacity this summer, I ask fans to get vaccination,” he said at a press conference.

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