The Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla requested a permit from the Ministries of the Interior and Health, to do the first date of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Qatar 2022, with 15% of the public.
In the letter, revealed by La W Radio, the District argues that the average positivity rate has decreased, In addition, it has had several days without deaths from Covid-19.
In the request, Barranquilla asks the Interior Ministry that the match between the Colombian National Team and Venezuela, scheduled for next October 8e, it is played with an approximate number of 5,000 spectators at the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium.
The administration emphasizes that has been carrying out safe reopening in various sectors of the economy. “We request your formal authorization to carry out two new pilot plans in the city: events and the first football game with controlled public attendance”, within the framework of the Qualifiers.
“In that sense, we propose that the capacity on the sports scene be 15%,” added the Mayor.