bbc.com 30 Apr, 2021 12:15 am

Covid: UK clubbers set to return to Liverpool for trial night

Covid: UK clubbers set to return to Liverpool for trial night
A club in Liverpool opens its dance floor for a trial event with no social distancing or masks.

Ticket-holders don't need to socially distance or wear face coverings, but they'll need a negative Covid test result before being allowed in.Why is Liverpool being used as a Covid test site?Trials to begin for return of England mass events Blossoms to headline 'near-normal' gig trial Ticket-holders for the Bramley-Moore Dock event won't have to wear face coverings or socially distance, but to gain entry they will need to have a negative Covid test result from a lateral flow test within 24 hours of the start of the event.Organisers have stressed the events do not carry a risk to public health.

Melvin Benn, Festival Republic's managing director, doesn't believe the event carries a public health risk."If there had been concern the event would produce a spike, the public health director in Liverpool would have suggested to us that it wasn't a good idea to go ahead," he says.

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