The concert will be visited by 4 million people.
Scientists from the University clinic of Halle in Germany will conduct an experiment with participation of four thousand people. The event will help to better understand the mechanism of the spread of coronavirus infection on mass actions in the closed premises.
Specialists are going to conduct on 22 August concert in Leipzig, which will attract several thousand healthy people from 18 to 50 years. They will pass the test on COVID-19 for 48 hours prior to the event.
Participants will be given respirators and fluorescent antiseptics. Thanks to recent experts will be able to track the surface, which is touched most often.
Volunteers will also receive a bracelet that will inform you about the duration, frequency of contact, and also about the distancing. Data the device will collect and create a computer model that will help to understand how the virus is transmitted from person to person.
During the experiment, will compete for the three scenarios. The first is to simulate human interaction, but they will still be obliged to wear masks, to pandemic. The second will control the movement of volunteers who will try to distance themselves from each other. In the third scenario the participants will be to keep the distance of 1.5 meters.
“The pandemic has paralyzed the entertainment industry. While there is a risk of infection, no concerts, fairs or sports events not carried out. Therefore, it is important to understand the technical and organisational scenarios will minimize the risks of infection,” — said the Minister of economy Saxony-Anhalt Armin Willingmann.