Japanese experts suggest that the Tokyo Olympics be held in an empty venue
China News Service Client, Beijing, June 18th. According to Kyodo News, the Japanese government’s new crown infectious disease countermeasures group chairman Shigeru Omino and other experts reported on the 18th the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to the Japanese government and the Tokyo Olympics. The committee submitted a proposal stating that “empty venues are an ideal way to minimize the risk of infection expansion in the competition venues.”
Experts say that regardless of scale or attention, the Olympic Games far surpasses ordinary sports. For the event, “there is a risk that people from all over the country will go out due to the Olympics, which will lead to the expansion of the epidemic and medical emergencies.”
It is suggested that if the audience is to be accepted, the upper limit of the number of people needs to be higher than that of other large-scale events. For strict restrictions. Even if spectators are admitted, they should be limited to those who live in the venue and can take adequate preventive measures, and stop holding public spectators and other gatherings for cheering activities. Once there are signs of an expanding epidemic and medical emergencies, countermeasures including a declaration of emergency should be taken immediately.
In addition, it is reported that if To host the Olympics in the form of accommodating spectators, it is necessary to establish a system to accommodate people who are unwell such as heatstroke. Regarding the establishment of ambulance stations in the “last mile” area between the station and the competition venues during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Association conducted a report on “whether medical personnel can be dispatched” to 47 regional medical associations in Tokyo. Inquiries, more than 90% of the answers said it was “difficult.” The vast majority of the reasons were that the new crown diagnosis and treatment and vaccination caused shortage of manpower.
Previously, it was reported that the Japanese government set the upper limit of the number of people for sports events and other activities on the 17th. About one month after the emergency declaration and spread prevention measures are lifted, the specific setting is as follows: Within 50% of the capacity, the upper limit is 10,000. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stated that “the upper limit of the number of people in the Olympics will be basically determined according to this rule.”
The state of emergency in 10 prefectures and prefectures in Japan including Tokyo will continue until June 20. (End)