April 25 2021 The Japanese government has announced specific measures related to the entry of Tokyo Olympic athletes, according to Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun.
After entering the country, athletes, coaches and other Olympic-related personnel, every day to carry out virus testing, in the limited scope of action, from the first day of entry can start training, exempt from the usual 14 days of isolation. However, if the relevant regulations are violated, athletes will be disqualified from participating in the competition.
Several Japanese government sources revealed the news. In addition, the Japanese government and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan, International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee will be 28 in the form of a network meeting to discuss specific countermeasures.
The Japanese government stipulates that all Tokyo Olympic-related persons must undergo two PCR nucleic acid tests and antigen tests within 96 hours of leaving their country, and one test upon arrival in Japan. Every day for 3 days after entry.
After day 4, participants, coaches, trainers, caregivers, etc. are tested daily. Their activities are limited to accommodation, practice and competition venues and require timely reporting of the event’s destination, the planned content of the vehicle, and compliance with the program guarantee. They are also required to report their health status at any time via the mobile app, as well as their exposure to Covid-positive patients.
Japanese media said that if the relevant personnel in violation of the reported content of the plan, will be quarantined for 14 days, or be disqualified from the Tokyo Olympics.
The Japanese government hopes to ease Japanese public unease about foreign personnel bringing the Coronavirus into Japan by strictly testing and restricting the scope of activities of players and related personnel.