Private doctors don’t need PPE kits, should open clinics: Tope

State health minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday again requested private doctors to start their clinics and hospitals so that people do not have to face difficulties in getting treatment. He also said that private doctors don’t need personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and N95 masks to treat patients who have no symptoms of Covid-19 as chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray has urged citizens to visit dedicated government hospitals if they show symptoms associated with Covid-19.

Social distancing guide: Turn page after page, for free

You’ve probably figured out a few things by now. Cooking isn’t always fun. Most crime dramas look the same. And you can only listen to so many yesteryear songs. So back to books it is, and right now a lot of them are free. Sites around the world have opened up new and back catalogues, launched special read-at-home deals, and a handful have simply always had free books.

US Tennis Association says best to not play now

The US Tennis Association says its best not to play the sport right now because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a posting on its website, the USTA called it “in the best interest of society to take a collective pause” from tennis. The statement from the organization that runs the US Open Grand Slam tournament said there have not been specific studies about tennis and the COVID-19 illness. But there is “the possibility” that germs could be transferred among people via sharing and touching of tennis balls, net posts, court surfaces, benches or gate handles.