Following on from Wednesday night's news that All Elite Wrestling allowed a small number of fans to attend this week's Dynamite, Pro Wrestling Sheet have come through with a new report on the promotion's safety measures.
Ryan Satin writes that approximately 150 audience members were allowed into Daily's Place. Security checked their temperatures upon entering the building, while advanced tablets were used to scan faces and ensure masks were worn throughout the broadcast. Spectators were then spaced out, with those who hadn't been tested for the illness currently ravaging the planet sat further from the ring than the rest, with everybody required to wear a mask throughout.
Mask usage was constantly monitored across the evening and AEW employed a "mask patrol" to keep everybody in line.
Per Fightful Select, Justin Roberts told fans to be loud throughout the broadcast, but discouraged them from using curse words. Fightful also note that attendees had to sign waivers confirming they hadn't come into contact with anybody suffering from the illness prior to attending.
AEW purposefully shot this small crowd to make it look like they were bunched together on television. In reality, individual groups were several rows apart from each other, with certain areas taped off to prevent crossover.
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