The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be stopping people from entering this year’s Emmy Awards ceremony, unless they can show proof of vaccination. 

The move comes amid a surge in cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant across Los Angeles. 

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Furthermore, only nominees and their plus-ones will be invited to attend the event on Sept. 19. 

This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer at the Microsoft Theatre in L.A. 

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“The Crown” and “The Mandalorian” lead nominations with a whopping 24 nods each.

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Winners collected their trophies virtually during last year’s socially distanced Emmys.