Crowds at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have been capped at 50 per cent of a venue’s capacity, up to a maximum of 10,000.Spectators will be asked to refrain from shouting or even talking loudly, and to travel directly to the venue and return home immediately afterwards. However, they are unlikely to be asked to prove they are negative for Covid-19, or fully vaccinated.
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Several people in Nepal have been displaced and damage to property worth millions of rupees has been caused by flash floods triggered by incessant rains. The flash floods casued large scale devastation in the Sindhupalchok district of Nepal. Officials believe a glacial outburst may have been the main reason.
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Uttarakhand Minister Subodh Uniyal on May said, "Uttarakhand government has decided to impose 'COVID Curfew' between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May 18 across the state to contain the spread of the disease. Essential services will be allowed during this period." "Interstate travellers will now have to produce negative RT-PCR result not older than 72 hours and will have to register themselves on the Dehradun administration's portal. People of Uttarakhand coming from outside will have to undergo 7-day isolation," he added.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued a new Covid-19 testing advisory on Tuesday that recommends using more rapid antigen tests in the wake of the massive surge in cases that has put huge pressure on India’s healthcare system. ICMR has also suggested reducing RT-PCR tests to take the load off the existing laboratories. CT-Scans vs. RT-PCR vs. Rapid Antigen: Which test to do and when. Top Doctors Dr MS Kanwar (Apollo Hospital) & Dr Amit Thadani (Niramaya Hospital), join us to address your queries at 6pm. Do start sending in your questions.
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