Supercup with fc bayern to be held in risk area

Supercup with fc bayern to be held in risk area

Despite german travel warning and critical corona figures, FC bayern to play for supercup in budapest.

UEFA has announced that it will participate in the. September match between the champions league winners and european league winners FC sevilla before up to 20.100 fans to be held. Less than 24 hours earlier, the federal robert koch institute (RKI) had included the hungarian capital in its list of risk areas. The foreign office followed with the travel warning, which also applies to the 3000 bayern supporters.

"UEFA is in contact with FC bayern to discuss the implications of yesterday’s decision by the german authorities on traveling fans," the european football union wrote in response to a query. More information will follow shortly.

According to UEFA’s plans, up to 30 percent of the stadium’s capacity of 67,000 fans will be transferred to the puskas arena in budapest.000 people used. FC bayern, which like sevilla has 3,000 tickets available, was equally surprised by the RKI news. The munich team had even organized an opportunity for free corona testing of the accompanying supporters in the run-up to the match. How the club will now proceed is currently unclear.

The city of munich took the opposite approach on thursday: because of the increase in the number of infections in the bavarian state capital, no spectators were allowed to attend the bundesliga opening match between FC bayern and FC schalke 04 on friday evening after all.

The central criterion for the classification as a risk area is the number of newly infected persons per 100 persons in the last seven days.000 inhabitants. "Against non-essential, tourist travel to the capital budapest is currently warned due to high infection rates," writes the foreign office on its website (as of thursday afternoon).

Hungary had already stepped up its protective measures out of fear of a further spread of the corona virus. Restaurants and entertainment venues will have to close at 11 p.M. In the future, prime minister viktor orban announced in a video posted on his facebook page. The mask obligation is extended to offices, health facilities, cinemas and theaters. So far, it has already been applied to public transport and in public buildings. Already on 1. September, a border closure for foreigners came into force: exceptions apply to diplomats and business travelers.

In hungary, the number of infections with the virus sars-cov-2, which can trigger the lung disease covid-19, has risen sharply. On thursday, the number of new infections in the last seven days was 43.6 per 100.000 inhabitants. In the capital budapest, the figure was as high as 100.7 per 100.000 inhabitants. Within 48 hours, 17 people died as a result of infection.