Olympique de Marseille have offered to make their Stade Velodrome ground available to French health authorities for COVID-19 vaccinations.
“The club is offering to provide the Regional Health Authority with facilities within the Orange Velodrome to facilitate the organisation of the vaccination campaign,” the Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday in a statement.
France accelerated vaccinations of medical staff in hospitals on Monday after a slow start to inoculations in one of the most vaccine-sceptical countries in the world.
Health officials delivered just 516 COVID-19 shots during the first week of a campaign that focused on nursing home residents. (Reuters/NAN)