April 22 Japan’s Kyodo News Agency reported that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee Chairman Sakako Hashimoto 21 to report to the IOC Executive Committee of the preparatory situation, said that the audience ceiling “is exploring the time to draw a final judgment, in order to make a sound judgment, it may take some time.” It is reported that the final results may be reached in June.
Earlier, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee decided to abandon the admission of ordinary overseas spectators, so Japan’s domestic audience ceiling was the focus of discussion.
Reported that, according to relevant sources, the options include the venue can accommodate 50% of the number of people and empty space and other options. “While there is a need to pay attention to the outbreak, it is important to avoid causing distress (to ticket buyers, etc.),” said Takeo Minming, secretary-general of the Organizing Committee, on the timing of the decision. A number of factors will be considered in the future while the discussion continues. ”
Regarding the Coronavirus test for Olympic athletes, Hashimoto said, “I think the direction may be in principle to test every day.” She told the executive committee that the Japanese government is expected to issue another emergency declaration to Tokyo, adding that the IOC “understands the early preventive measures.”
In addition, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee plan to announce the second edition of the “Rules Set” of the Tokyo Olympic pandemic prevention measures by the end of this month. Bach also expressed interest in cooperating with the Hiroshima Prefecture torch relay on May 17 and 18.