The article explained the criteria for attending in the vaccinated sections:
Vaccinated Sections will be available to fully vaccinated fans ages 16+ whom at least two weeks have passed since they received their second dose in a two-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson). For the May 27 game, the last date is on or before May 13. For the May 29 game, the last date is on or before May 15. Fans will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a CDC-issued vaccination card or digital/printed photo of their vaccination card. Non-vaccinated children up to age 15 can sit in Vaccinated Sections with their parent or guardian. Physically distanced sections will also be available for those who are not eligible for the Vaccinated Sections.
Per the article, masks will still be required and the health and safety protocols in place for live attendance will remain in force.
The article did not enumerate the actual increase, but Blazers President and CEO Chris McGowan tweeted the new attendance figure as 8,000.
Thanks to @oregonGovBrown and @OHAOregon for helping us develop a safe plan to welcome back 8,000 fans to @modacenter for the Playoffs. Rip City, we can’t wait to see you. Make it loud.— Chris McGowan (@ChrisDMcGowan) May 24, 2021
More info on Health and Safety Protocols and Vaccinated Sections: https://t.co/c55hGoyKVV https://t.co/tdy5JKnD2s
Priority pre-sale of tickets is underway today, with the remaining ticket inventory scheduled to be made available tomorrow, May 25th.