No Huge Spike After Music Fest
Daily Record|September 17, 2021
There are no signs the TRNSMT music festival at the weekend caused a spike in Covid cases, Professor Jason Leitch has said.
Peter Davidson

The event at Glasgow Green took place before the planned introduction of vaccine passports, which will be needed for entry to nightclubs and larger events from October 1.

Up to 50,000 music fans a day attended the three-day festival and had to provide proof of a negative NHS Covid-19 lateral flow test to be allowed in.

Professor Leitch, Scotland‘s national clinical director, said TRNSMT checked every single person and the process appeared to have gone “very smoothly”, but said talks are ongoing about the logistics of checking vaccine passports at events like football matches.

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