Health officials in Denmark are urging soccer fans who attend the European Championships match between Denmark and Belgium to get a COVID-19 test. The game was on June 17 and they found at least three people who later tested positive for the delta variant.
On Wednesday, the Danish Health Minister Magnus Heunicke Tweeted that around 4,000 people sat near the individuals who tested positive. Everyone that attended the Euro 2020 in Copenhagen had to show valid documentation showing they are not infected with the virus. They were forced to do this before entering the Parken Stadium.
Roughly 25,000 spectators were at the game against Belgium. According to the head of the Danish Agency for Patient Safety, the people were infected independently of eachother and were infected during the game. Denmark logged 247 cases of the delta variant on April 2 and Danish media said the infected fans were Danes.
There will be only one more match in Copenhagen for the Euro 2020 on Monday. Spain will go up against Croatia in the round of 16 in that game. Denmark will play Wales next on Saturday in Amsterdam.
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