Coronavirus, Mayor of Lyon: “I am against the arrival of Juventus fans”

Coronavirus, sindaco Lione: "Sono contrario all'arrivo dei tifosi della Juventus"

Coronavirus, Lyon-Juventus: Juventus fans will be able to arrive in the French city despite the mayor's hostility (photo Ansa)

LYON (FRANCE) – A few hours from Lyon-Juventus of the Champions League, Laurence Fautra, mayor of Décines, a French municipality in the metropolis of Lyon where the Groupama Stadium is located, said he was against the arrival of the three thousand Juventus fans in the city French.

Coronavirus. Lyon-Juventus, the French health minister gave the go-ahead to the arrival of the Juventus fans.

However, Juventus supporters need not worry because French Health Minister Olivier Véran has given the go-ahead on their arrival with the following statements reported by

“Should we stop collective events? Should we stop fashion week? Should we stop the games, close the universities? The answer is no. No scientific and medical topic today leads us to stop collective events because the virus does not circulate in France and because cases are limited in Italy ".

Here is what Laurence Fautra, mayor of Décines, a French municipality in the metropolis of Lyon, had said: "As a precautionary measure, I am not in favor of the arrival of Italian supporters to avoid any risk of contagion and I have made it known to state services".

Shortly thereafter, the mayor circulated the following press release:

“In the name of the principle of caution, but also of the prevention of any disturbance of public order, it is in concert that we ask the highest authorities of the French state to pronounce themselves against the arrival of Italian supporters.

For several days we were in contact with the regional prefecture, but also with the Regional Health Agency to express our strongest reservations when around 3000 Italian supporters arrive "(source La Gazzetta dello Sport).

Source: Blitz Quotidiano

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