Qatar to allow only vaccinated fans at 2022 World Cup

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Qatar will only allow people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend next year’s World Cup.

The 2022 World Cup is scheduled to take place from November 21 to December 18, 2022.

Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani stated that while most countries were expected to have vaccinated their citizens by then, Qatar was still taking measures to ensure a successful event, as reported by Sky Sports News.

“We are currently negotiating with a company to provide one million doses of Covid-19 vaccines in order to immunise and vaccinate some of those coming to Qatar,” he said.

Qatar is inoculating its citizens and residents with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. It has administered at least 2.8m doses, enough to vaccinate around 50.8 per cent of its population, according to a Reuters Covid-19 tracker.

Meanwhile, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said in February that matches will be played in full stadiums.

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By FARPost Reporter

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