Apple requiring vaccinations, negative COVID-19 test for 'Ted Lasso' premiere

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Apple will require attendees to provide proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test to attend the season two premiere of Apple TV+ series "Ted Lasso."

Credit: Apple
Credit: Apple

The Cupertino tech giant began to inform attendees of the requirements on the eve of the premiere, according to Deadline.

"Due to the recent increase in the Los Angeles COVID rates, all guests and personnel attending the Season 2 Premiere of Ted Lasso will be required to show proof of full-vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test in order to enjoy the evening," the email reads.

Los Angeles coronavirus cases are up 500% over the past month.

Filming for the second season of "Ted Lasso" wrapped in June. Season two of the critically acclaimed series is set to debut on Friday, July 23.

"Ted Lasso" has proven to be one of Apple's most successful pieces of original content. The show earned Apple TV+ 20 out of 35 nominations in the 73rd annual Emmy Awards.

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    9secondkox29secondkox2 Posts: 2,835member
    Gee. It’s like they’ve never heard of HIPPA 

    wonder if they do that with HIV… 

    Much of the COVID response has been a violation of rights up And down the board. 

    It wasn’t like that with various global influenza strains, wasn’t like that with HIV/AIDS (a pandemic, though The Who tries to slither past it by calling it a … get this … “global epidemic.” That’s a pandemic, people. 

    C’mon Apple. For a company that talks up human rights and privacy, it’s so sad to see you do this. 

    edited July 2021
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