Football fans likely to require double-jab to attend stadiums amid high levels of coronavirus cases

Football fans may need to be double jabbed in order to attend matches if coronavirus case levels remain high, reports the Daily Mail.

Football has not escaped the worldwide disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Leagues were initially suspended or cancelled in their entirety, before restarting later in 2020 with strict protocols in place to ensure players are not infected.

Virtually all of the 2020/21 campaign was played behind closed doors, but now we are in a position, mostly thanks to the vaccination programme, where we can welcome back fans.

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A reduced number of fans were able to return at the tail end of 2020/21

However, going forward, so claims the Daily Mail, fans may need to have had both doses of their vaccination in order to attend football matches, at a capacity above 16,000.

That is dependent on COVID cases remaining high, as they are now, and rising, but we know that this disease is not going to disappear overnight – fans will need jabs.

It’s easy to imagine a fair few not being particularly happy about being forced into taking the vaccine in order to get their football fix, but that’s the reality of the world we live in today.

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