After the suspension of the appointment on its authentic date, in the summertime of 2020, the Olympic Video games are rescheduled to be held between July 23 and August 8 regardless of the “feeling of disaster” that the Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, famous when he introduced the coronavirus emergency plans.
The organizers of the Olympic occasion, nonetheless, say in statements collected by the BBC that this emergency declaration in Tokyo provides an “alternative for Tokyo 2020 to plan a secure Video games this summer time.” “We’ll proceed with the required preparations accordingly,” they added.
Tokyo registered 2,447 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Thursday and the newest measures primarily goal eating places and bars, which will likely be requested to cease serving alcohol at 7 p.m. and to shut an hour later.
The prices of the Video games have risen because of the measures wanted to stop the unfold of the coronavirus, and a latest ballot by nationwide broadcaster NHK confirmed that almost all of the final Japanese public opposes holding the Video games in 2021.
The Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) claims to have “full confidence” within the Japanese authorities and the measures they’re taking. “Along with our Japanese companions, we stay absolutely centered and dedicated to the secure and profitable supply of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Video games this summer time,” the worldwide physique mentioned.