UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rejected concerns raised by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a visit to Britain that big crowds at upcoming Euro 2020 football matches in London could accelerate COVID-19.
Johnson, speaking alongside Merkel at a joint news conference, said that he'd follow the "scientific guidance" and he did not plan to order a reduction in crowds attending matches at Wembley Stadium.
Crowd capacity at Wembley will increase to more than 60,000 fans for the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 under a pilot scheme announced last week.
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