Clap, don’t chant: China aims for ‘Zero Covid’ Olympics – The Peninsula Qatar

Clap, don’t chant: China aims for ‘Zero Covid’ Olympics – The Peninsula Qatar

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  • Date: 15-Jan-2022
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Clap, don’t chant: China aims for ‘Zero Covid’ Olympics – The Peninsula Qatar

Workers plant bushes in the ground near the mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Athletes will need to be vaccinated – or face a long quarantine – take tests daily and wear masks when not competing or training. Clapping is OK to cheer on teammates, not chanting. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 will be sent into isolation and unable to compete until cleared for discharge.

Welcome to the Beijing Olympics, where strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fueling infections globally.

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