January 28 According to the website of Nikke Sports on the 28th, there has been a plan within the Japanese government to restrict domestic audience to the live audience arrangements for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
According to the report, under the situation of expanding COVID-19 infection at home and abroad, new mutant viruses have appeared in many countries.
Due to the severe shortage of medical resources and in order to eliminate public unease about the Olympic Games, the Japanese government has emerged a plan to restrict domestic spectators, and decided to suspend the admission of overseas tourists and only foreign athletes.
According to the estimated data released on the 22nd by Kattsuhiro Miyamoto, honorary professor of Kansai University in Japan, if the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games are held empty, the economic loss will reach about 2.4133 trillion yen.
According to estimates in March 2020, if the Olympics are cancelled, the economic losses will reach about 4.5,151 trillion yen.
Japanese media pointed out that if domestic audiences can be allowed to watch, at least part of the loss can be avoided.