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Heat to open vaccinated-only section for fans in April

Miami first NBA team to announce vaccinated-only seating
AmericanAirlines Arena before Miami Heat game, March 21, 2021
Posted at 11:04 PM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 23:04:44-04

MIAMI — Vaccinated fans will soon have their own sections at Miami Heat games.

The Heat announced plans Tuesday to open two sections in their lower bowl only for fully vaccinated fans starting with an April 1 game against Golden State.

They are the first NBA team to reveal such a plan, though other clubs are working on similar measures.

Masks will still be required, even for the vaccinated fans, but social distancing rules will be slightly relaxed in those areas.