Premier League: Fans will be checked for COVID-19 negative report before entering the stadium

Less than a week before the start of the Premier League, the officials have announced that there will be spot-checks of COVID-19 in some of the stadiums in the first games.

The new season of the Premier League is about to start on Friday with Brentford vs Arsenal at the Brentford Community Stadium. The Premier League has made the statement for the ticket holders. The ticket holders should have full proof of their Vaccination. If not, they won’t be allowed in the stadium for the game.

Recently, the Premier League also issued a statement where they said, the fans will be allowed in the stadium in full capacity only if they are fully vaccinated. Now the conditions of the Premier League is that either the ticket holders should be fully vaccinated or should have the negative lateral flow test within 48 hours before the game.

Premier League has made this statement to ensure maximum safety to the fans as well as the people of the United Kingdom. Also, the League said clearly in their statement that they know the pandemic is not over yet and don’t know when it’s going to be over. The Premier League will begin on Friday with Arsenal taking on the newly promoted team in the League, Brentford at the Brentford home ground and they will have to follow these new guidelines. However, the statement has been made but it may not be issued to all the stadiums, mostly it will depend on the number of cases in the particular area.

“Even though the nation is reopening, the government has made it clear that this pandemic is still far from over. It is possible the safety measures for matches could be subject to change at short notice,” the statement said.

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