Tokyo Olympics 2020 Will be Canceled Due to Coronavirus?

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Will be Canceled Due to Coronavirus?

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organizers Fight False Rumors Olympics Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The 2020 summer Tokyo Olympics, are just going to start 166 days. The deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak might impact Japan's preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer.

Coronavirus in Japan

The virus has infected over 28,000 people across over 25 countries and territories. At least 45 cases are reported in Japan. It has designated a 17,000-ton quarantine ferry to accommodate those infected with the coronavirus.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Will be Canceled Due to Coronavirus?

The Princess Cruises ship was placed in imprisonment at the Japanese port, with 3,700 people isolated on board once it had been discovered that an infected passenger flew into Tokyo and spent many days on the ship.20 people on the ship are confirmed with the coronavirus in Yokohama Bay.

Prime Minister calms concerns for Olympics 

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday asked regarding the impact of the virus on the Olympics however he declared that the Games would proceed as planned.

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Seiko Hashimoto, the minister with responsibility for the Tokyo Olympics, echoed the government's position that there are No Plans to Cancel or Postpone The Tokyo Olympics 2020, adding that ministers and local government officials are due to meet the next weeks to discuss possible precautions.

The organizers of the Games are equally adamant about going ahead with the event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Will be Canceled Due to Coronavirus?

How Coronavirus had affected the Players of China?

The coronavirus outbreak, that has killed 490 people in China and infected over 23,000, has disrupted many qualifying events that were due to be held within the country, including those for women’s football and basketball, boxing and badminton.


Craig Spence, a spokesperson for the Paralympics committee, said that they have full confidence that the relevant authorities, in particular in Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO), will take all the necessary measures to handle the situation.
But Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, has advised that failure to contain the outbreak might have an effect on the Games.


>> Despite the fears over the coronavirus outbreak, the fanfare around Tokyo 2020, that is because of officially begin on Friday, July 24, is well underway.

>> The Games themselves are expected to welcome up to 920,000 visitors every day, according to a report published by the Bank of Japan. So far, Olympic organizers have continued to stress precaution will be taken to secure the safety of athletes and visitors.