The game between PSG and Nice on Sunday will be played without an audience

He Nice indicated this Friday that the tightening of sanitary measures Due to the advance of the epidemic in their region, they have to play behind closed doors this Sunday's game against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The maximum capacity for major events was limited to 1,000 people on Friday.

Nice Shield / Flag

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“With the organization that figure is practically reached, which means that the game will be played without an audience. We are sad. Football without supporters is not the same“, said in a statement the president of the club, Jean-Pierre Rivère. The manager admitted that they have no choice, but stressed that health issues are a priority.

The French Executive asked on Thursday the government delegations of the Rhone and the Alpes-Maritimes, whose capitals are Lyon and Nice, which will present before this Saturday new measures to contain the impact of the epidemic, since in both cases the alert level of 50 positives per 100,000 inhabitants is widely exceeded.

Among other measures, Nice has banned groups of more than ten people in parks, gardens and beaches, and advance at 00.30 (22.30 GMT) the closing of the bars, half an hour earlier than up to now.

Throughout the country, 13,215 new cases and 123 deaths from coronavirus in one day were registered this Friday, representing a significant increase compared to the day before, when there were 10,593 positives and 50 deaths.