Tokyo Olympics: Coronavirus increases Japan’s troubles, Tokyo gets 1-month emergency


The epidemic, which has already been postponed for a year due to coronavirus, is once again overshadowing the epidemic. Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has now declared a state of emergency due to the rise in Corona cases in tokoyo

This emergency, which was imposed about 6 months before the Tokyo Olympics, has once again questioned the possibility of organizing these games. The Olympic Games are scheduled to be held in Tokyo from 23 July this year, which will run till 8 August. According to the latest report, on Thursday, January 7, Corona recorded cases in Tokyo.

Nearly one and a half thousand cases were coming daily in the capital of the country, but on Thursday 2,447 new cases came, which is the highest in a day since the onset of the epidemic last year. Due to this, Prime Minister Yoshihida Suga has declared emergency in 4 cities including Tokyo.

Emergency will last for one month This emergency will start from Friday 8 January and will remain in force for one month i.e. till 7 February. However, this emergency will not be as strict as the emergency imposed in April last year. According to the Japanese news agency Kyodo,

People living in the affected areas will not be able to leave their homes after 8 pm, while restaurants, cafes and pubs selling liquor will also be closed at 8 pm. However, the schools will remain open, but other facilities including gym, departmental store will be allowed to be opened only to some extent.

In recent times, not only has there been an increase in the case of corona infection in Tokyo, but new strains of this virus have also started coming up. However, despite all this, Prime Minister Suga had assured a few days ago that the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in July-August will be held at their scheduled time and in a completely safe environment.