What They're Saying: Catherine Smallwood

"We need to look much beyond just the stadiums themselves. We need to look at how people get there, are they traveling in large crowded convoys of buses? And when they leave the stadiums, are they going into crowded bars and pubs to watch the matches?

-- World Health Organization senior emergency officer Catherine Smallwood on the rise of 10 percent in new COVID-19 cases that has been attributed to the mixing of crowds in Euro 2020 host cities, travel and easing of social restrictions. England is scheduled to play Ukraine in Rome on Saturday, but in an effort to curb the spread of the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant, Italian authorities have introduced a five-day quarantine for anyone coming to Italy from Britain that will prevent most English fans from attending the match at the Stadio Olimpico. (Reuters)
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