The final of the Copa América 2021 between Brazil and Argentina tomorrow will be with the public, with just 10 percent of the capacity of the legendary Maracana stadium, and with an estimated presence of 2,000 Argentine fans, all residents in Brazil, with mandatory examination PCR negative for Covid-19, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, announced today.
Paes said that there should be two meters of distance between each fan and that the fans should remain seated during the grand final of the Copa América: there will be 7,200 fans, including relatives of the players.
“All those who enter will be invited by Conmebol. For us, the same, it is an event-test at a time when the news regarding the pandemic is better,” said Paes when presenting the epidemiological bulletin.
To avoid the curious, there will be a traffic closure and fencing operation around the Mario Filho stadium.
The Argentine Consulate in Rio de Janeiro was working today with the logistics to deliver the courtesy tickets from Conmebol.
Lhe liberation of the Maracaná to have 10 percent of the public in the final was published in the Official Gazette of the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro. “There will be 10 percent occupancy in each sector of the stadium so that no crowds occur,” Paes said.
He recalled that the negative PCR test for Covid-19 must have been done a maximum of 48 hours in advance, and indicated that compliance with this requirement will be an essential condition to enter the stadium and its surroundings.