AdvertisementThe long-delayed Tokyo 2020 Summer Games are due to start on Jul 23 amid concern that the influx of thousands of people from around the world would contribute to the spread of COVID-19.Organisers are to decide as soon as Monday whether to allow domestic spectators into the stadiums for the Games. Foreign spectators have already been banned.
The Tokyo 2020 president is eyeing a cap of 10,000 people per venue, even as government health experts warn against in-person audiences.For the opening ceremony, however, officials are considering allowing as many as 20,000 people to attend, Japanese broadcaster Nippon Television reported on Sunday.
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Brazilians protest President Bolsonaro's response to COVID-19 pandemicThousands took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response, blasting the leader for ... Blame yourselves for not wearing mask
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21 COVID-19 cases detected in 9 households at 119 Bukit Merah ViewSINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Saturday (Jun 19) it had detected a total of 21 COVID-19 cases in nine different households at 119 ... a couple more clusters like bukit merah we better lockdown hard again and further tighten the borders before spore becomes a living hell. there's plenty of hawker centres with too many people. this vaccine looks very weak against the delta variant. 有沒有想過他們可能不是在小販中心感染的？
Brazil set to pass half a million COVID-19 deathsBrazil's death toll from COVID-19 is expected to pass 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world's second-deadliest outbreak may worsen ... Can we just reflect on this figure for a moment 500,000 families in Brazil have lost a loved one. And they have probably not been able to farewell them properly or mourn with family. This is tragic