China News Service, May 10 (Reporter Ran Wenjuan Gongsanglam) The Tibet Autonomous Region Mountaineering Management Department and the government where Mount Everest is located held a meeting on May 9 at the mountaineering base camp on the northern slope of Mount Everest.

The meeting clarified that the most stringent epidemic prevention measures will be adopted in the 2021 Mount Everest climbing season, and the focus of epidemic prevention and control is on the summit of Mount Everest.

On May 9, the magnificent view of Mount Everest.

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  Nyima Tsering, director of the Sports Bureau of the Tibet Autonomous Region, said that after learning of the outbreak on the southern slope of Nepal, the Tibetan mountaineering management department attached great importance to it and strengthened measures to prevent and control the epidemic in all aspects.

Due to the different climbing routes on the north and south sides, the prevention and control of the epidemic at the summit of Mount Everest is the top priority.

Mountaineering base camp on the north slope of Mount Everest on May 9.

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On May 9, the climbers rested at the base camp on the northern slope of Mount Everest.

Photo by Ran Wenjuan

  He said that the mountaineering management department will send a prevention and control team composed of professional guides before the climbers rush to the summit to reach the summit of Mount Everest in advance to start work, and set up isolation lines on the side of the summit, prohibiting people and objects on the north and south slopes from each other on the summit. contact.

In addition, the mountaineering department also focused on the epidemic prevention and elimination of the mountaineering base camp on the northern slope of Mount Everest and the camps along the way.

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