2021-06-23

Too much pressure to host the Olympics? Governor of Tokyo admitted to hospital due to fatigue

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China News Service, June 23. According to Japanese media reports, on the 22nd, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in Japan announced that the governor Yuriko Koike needs to rest due to fatigue and will no longer handle official duties this week. According to relevant sources, Koike has been admitted to the Tokyo Metropolitan Hospital.

Too much pressure to host the Olympics? Governor of Tokyo admitted to hospital due to fatigue

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p > It is said that the response to the new crown epidemic and the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which will open a month later, are superimposed on important official duties such as the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which have caused him to be in poor health in the past week or so.

Koike recently visited the residence on the 19th to meet with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and exchanged views on measures to reduce the flow of people during the Olympics and Paralympics, the new crown epidemic situation, and vaccination. She also attended the five-party consultations held with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the 21st for the Tokyo Olympics.

At around 3 pm on the 22nd, local time, she attended a vaccine-related meeting in the Metropolitan Government Building. She said “I’m sorry, my voice is hoarse” in her opening speech. When interviewed by the media after the meeting, he looked tired.

In order to discuss the new crown response with officials and others, Koike also frequently appeared in government buildings on weekends. Deputy Governor Tara O Mitsumu acted for him and appeared on the BS program that Koike was scheduled to participate in on the evening of the 22nd.