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Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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SOUTH ASIA

Nepal COVID crisis: China plans ‘line of separation’ on Mount Everest [Video]

China will set up a “line of separation” on one side of Mount Everest’s peak to stop Nepal’s COVID-19 outbreak from crossing the border.The plan is part of China’s zero contact strategy to keep climbers from the Chinese and Nepalese sides of Everest from mixing with each other if they reach the summit on the same day.Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu has more from Beijing. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#China #Nepal