Violators of movement restrictions during the Olympics will be deported.
According to Japanese media reports, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga put forward three requirements on anti-epidemic measures for people from overseas Olympics at a press conference last night, saying that they will restrict movement and try to avoid contact with ordinary Japanese nationals. Those who violate movement restrictions will be deported.
Last night, Yoshihide Suga held a COVID-19 response headquarters meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence and decided to extend the expiration date of the nine prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka, which are currently in the emergency declaration, from May 31 to May 31. June 20. Yoshihide Suga said that the epidemic trend in Japan is still uncertain, and the next three weeks will be a critical period for accelerating vaccination. At present, the Japanese Olympic Committee has announced that it will start the vaccination of Japanese delegations participating in the Tokyo Olympics from June 1.
Talking about the domestic opposition to hosting the Tokyo Olympics, Suga said that the preparations for the Olympics are moving in a safe and secure direction. “We will listen to all kinds of voices and preparations while being scrupulous.”
Suga Yoshihide said that he would discuss the number of local audiences attending the Tokyo Olympics. He took the previous professional baseball and J-League as examples, “based on the number of admissions, he can respond.”
At the same time, as a countermeasure against the epidemic, Yoshihide Suga put forward three requirements for Olympic-related people from overseas: one is to reduce the number of visitors to Japan; the other is to vaccinate and carry out testing; the third is to restrict movement and avoid contact with ordinary Japanese nationals. Yoshihide Suga stated that he would continue to reduce the number of visitors to Japan and warned that those who violated movement restrictions would be deported.
The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee has drastically reduced the number of people visiting Japan during the Olympic Games. During the Tokyo Olympics, the total number of visitors to Japan other than athletes has been reduced from 141,000 before the postponement to 59,000. During the Tokyo Paralympic Games, the total number of visitors to Japan other than athletes has been reduced from 36,000 before the delay to 19,000.