Although fully vaccinated people continue to contract COVID-19, as reported by Health Ministries the world over, the unvaccinated continue to be treated as second class citizens. The ICC in Antigua & Barbuda for example…
Vaccinated fans can now download free e-tickets for matches in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup which bowls off in Guyana on Friday.
Shelana George, ICC’s marketing and media officer for the Antigua, said fully vaccinated fans wishing to view any of the matches scheduled for either the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS) and the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG), can now download tickets by visiting http://www.u19cwc.com/tickets which they would, in turn, present at the gate on match days.
“When you go there (website), it will bring up all the different host countries and it will give you the dates for the tickets. All you do is just go to the host country you’d like to get tickets for which would be Antigua if you’re attending Antigua’s games and you click on download and just download your tickets and same it to your phone and you don’t have to register like before so you just keep downloading,” She said.
Meanwhile, regional marketing manager for ICC, Chalita Rose, explained that as it stands now, there are no restrictions on the amount of spectators that would be allowed to enter the venues, reminding however that this is in accordance with strict social distancing rules and other Covid-19 protocols.
“We’re making provisions for social distancing and protocols to support Covid-19 and if closer to the event and because we are so fluid with how he cases are rising and the government comes and say 50 percent capacity then we would be ready to manage that because we are monitoring the tickets,” he said.
“As it is now we are looking for a full stadium with social distancing applicable in the stands but if the government comes at the very last minute and says that based on where we are with the numbers we are going to restrict then we will have to follow those protocols,” he added.