It will be a novel thing for the Sri Lankans to play two matches in a row at the same venue. Before COVID-19 struck, it almost never happened but now, it is becoming a sort of new normal. Sri Lanka played at two different grounds, Centurion and the Wanderers, on their recent tour of South Africa so this will be the first time they are experiencing two back-to-back Tests at the same venue since COVID struck. Perhaps, given that England have won their last two Tests in Galle, Sri Lanka would have preferred to move on to pastures new. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka out to protect crumbling Galle fortress
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People working in customer contact positions should wear masks properly, limit handshakes and keep a distance of about one metre when in contact with customers. People should not enter service areas if they show signs of fever or cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue or are in home quarantine following the request of health authorities. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS JANUARY 21
The four players of the Indian team, along with a few others from the support staff, including Shastri, were exempted from the mandatory institutional quarantine after the authorities at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) requested their former president Sharad Pawar to ensure that the 14-day quarantine is not imposed on them. Pawar's NCP is an alliance partner in Maha Vikas Aghadi Government in the State. … [Read more...] about Maha govt grants quarantine exemption for Rahane and Co.
“Our findings support the use of restricted mobility as a measure of infection control in Nigeria should there be additional COVID-19 waves in the future. Restrictions on movement are unsustainable in the long term and that “future closure and restrictions, if warranted, need to be more effective,” the researchers noted. … [Read more...] about Lockdown averted 5.8m COVID-19 infections in Nigeria – RESEARCH
Naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, actresses Dame Judi Dench and Dame Joan Collins, Australian performer Barry Humphries, Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith and Lord Of The Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen are some of the first celebrities to receive a coronavirus jab. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Arnold Schwarzenegger drops two film lines as he gets first dose of coronavirus vaccine