Japan currently records 581 cases of Covid-19, with 10 deaths. The Japanese government on March 10 passed a bill that would allow a state of emergency if the disease situation worsened.
Haruyuki Takahashi, a member of the executive board of the Japan Olympic Organizing Committee on March 10, said if the Olympics could not be held this summer in Tokyo due to the Covid-19 epidemic, The suit could be delayed for a year or two – the Wall Street Journal reported.
Countdown timer to the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Earlier, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) still showed its determination to successfully organize the Tokyo Olympics, which is expected to take place from 24/7 to 9/8. In February, the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics announced the establishment of a task force to monitor the situation of the acute respiratory infection caused by the new strain of corona virus.
Also on 10/3, the Greek National Olympic Committee announced that the Olympic torch torch ceremony takes place in Greece on 12/3 will be held secretly, instead of opening to the public as goods. years, because of concern about the disease situation. The rehearsal, which will take place today (March 11), will not involve audiences and media.
The torch-lighting ceremony will take place March 12 in ancient Olympia. On March 19, the torch will be delivered to the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at a stadium in Athens, after which relay relay events will be held around Greece within eight days. .
Currently, Greece is recording 89 cases of new strain of corona virus.