News The first concert without social distancing was held in Spain during the Covid-19 outbreak. administrator 27 March 2021 A highly attended concert was held in Spain, where the social distance rule was lifted for the first time during the epidemic of the new type of Corona virus (Covid-19). 5 thousand people watched the concert of a rock band at the Sant Jordi Sports Hall in Barcelona city. While the Covid-19 rapid diagnosis test was performed between 09.00 and 16.00 for everyone who came to the concert, it was obligatory to wear an FFP2 type mask and use hand hygiene gel in the hall. Music lovers, whose fever was measured at the entrance of the concert hall, entered the tickets they bought for 23 to 28 euros, without hand contact, by scanning the QR code. Those who tested positive for Covid-19 and those with a fever higher than 37.5 degrees were not included in the concert. Emphasizing that a concert was given for the first time in Spain during the epidemic period without the social distance rule, the organizers said that this was a pilot project and that new concerts could be organized if the transmission of Covid-19 associated with the concert was not detected after the measures taken. Barcelona Municipality and Catalonia autonomous administration, which argued that culture and arts activities, one of the sectors most affected by Covid-19, should start gradually, announced that they support such pilot projects. In Spain, which is one of the countries where Covid-19 is most prevalent in Europe and where there is a third wave concern, 75 thousand 10 people have died due to the virus, while 3 million 255 thousand 324 cases have been detected. In the country, after the capital Madrid, the highest number of cases and casualties are seen in Barcelona.