The United Kingdom announces a partial return of fans to sports stadiums

London, November 23 (EFE).- Up to 4,000 spectators will be able to watch live sporting events in areas of the UK deemed lower risk once the current lockdown imposed in England ends on December 2, the Prime Minister announced on Monday. Boris Johnson.

The Conservative leader made a virtual statement to the House of Commons from his official residence in Downing Street, where he is isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.

In his appearance, Johnson confirmed the partial return of fans to sports stadiums after the current almost complete quarantine, after which the country will return to a tripartite system of selective restrictions.

In this way, in areas of the country considered “high risk” – restriction level 3 – the presence of spectators in sports venues will remain prohibited, regardless of whether they are outdoors or indoors.

In areas classified as “high risk” – restriction level 2 – up to 2,000 fans or 50 percent of stadium capacity (whichever is lower) will be able to gather from next week and a maximum of 4,000 (or 50 percent of capacity). In less dangerous areas.

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