Tokyo, November 16 On the afternoon of the 16th local time, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chairman Bach and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee Chairman Mori Yoshiro held a joint press conference in Tokyo. Bach said that during the Tokyo Olympics next year, as far as possible, relevant personnel of the conference should be vaccinated against coronavirus.
On October 21, local time, the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee announced to the media in Tokyo on the 21st that spectators and others passed the demonstration test of baggage security inspection area operation when they entered the stadium. The picture shows volunteers reminding the subject to wear a mask.
Bach said that if conditions permit, as many people involved in the Tokyo Olympics as possible should be vaccinated against coronavirus. In addition, if the vaccine is ready, the IOC will cover the costs of vaccination for the athletes. When asked whether vaccination is a necessary condition for attending the conference, Bach gave a negative answer.
Regarding the number of spectators at the scene, Bach said that we think it is possible for an appropriate number of spectators to enter the venue by then, and a safe environment is the top priority.
It is reported that with regard to the issue of the upper limit of the number of on-site audiences, relevant Japanese authorities have used the Japanese professional baseball game and other competitions to “test the waters”, and finally make a decision based on the pandemic situation and expert opinions. Some media reported that this decision time will be Before next spring.