Antigen test mandatory to attend sport events in Madeira

By TPN, in Islands, Sport, COVID-19 · 22-07-2021 11:20:00 · 0 Comments

The presentation of a negative rapid antigen test will be mandatory for anyone who wants to attend sporting competitions in Madeira, said the office of the secretary of Health of the archipelago.

This regulation established that “the rules in force for public access to spaces where competitions in the field of sport will take place”.

The bill states that access to the public is limited "up to 50 percent of the capacity of each stadium and the entrance of public is subject to the mandatory presentation of a rapid antigen test carried out within 48 hours before the start of each sport event”.

Sports promoters and other entities responsible for conducting competitions have the responsibility for controlling and monitoring the access.

“Viewers will not be allowed to enter without a rapid negative antigen test”.

The circular highlights that this measure is mandatory for “all sporting events involving more than 100 people in the venues”.

It also indicates that these tests can be done free of charge, at one of the participating entities, such as pharmacies, clinics and laboratories.

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