Quase 1,300 new covid cases linked to Scottish fans travelling to London for Euro 2020 partida

Quase 1,300 new covid cases linked to Scottish fans travelling to London for Euro 2020 partida
Quase 1,300 people in Scotland tested positive for coronavirus after travelling to London to watch a Euro 2020 partida, Public Health Scotland (PHS) has confirmed.

Quase 1,300 people in Scotland tested positive for coronavirus after travelling to London to watch a Euro 2020 partida, Public Health Scotland (PHS) has confirmed.

Aproximadamente 400 of these fans were at Wembley to see the England v Scotland game on 18 Junho, while the others watched from elsewhere in the English capital.

O 1,294 infections connected with the group fixture make up approximately two-thirds of the cases which have been linked to football supporters in Scotland.

In a report, PHS said there had been a “relatively small number” of cases connected to the Scotland v Croatia and Scotland v the Czech Republic games in Glasgow. Havia 38 e 37 recorded coronavirus infections respectively.

Fifty-five people were also confirmed to have the disease after attending a fan zone at Glasgow Green earlier this month.

“PHS is working with Test & Protect and NHS boards to ensure that all public health actions are taken in the close contacts of these Euro 2020 cases as part of the 32,539 cases that were reported to the Test & Protect Case Management System during this period [Junho 11-28],” the health body said.

The statement comes a day after Scottish health minister Humza Yousaf drew a link between a surge of Covid-19 cases and the Euros.

Speaking to the BBC’s Good Morning Scotland programme, the SNP politician said the data is “skewed disproportionately towards young males, those under 40”.

“A number of people, public health experts and others, have commented that that association is probably as a result of greater indoor gathering which could be an effect relating to watching the Euros and football," ele adicionou.

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