The Tokyo Olympics allowed a limited number of spectators at the Games.

Tokyo Olympics to allow limited spectators at Games - CNET


The Summer Olympics in Japan will allow up to 10,000 local spectators to the event.SLOTXO

Fans will be in the stands next month to cheer on athletes competing at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Officials said on Monday. Domestic viewers will be able to participate in the competition. The facility is limited to 50 percent capacity, or up to 10,000 people, according to a joint statement by the Japanese government, Tokyo police and Olympic officials.

The move came after officials in March said overseas audiences would not be allowed to attend the event. citing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic Originally scheduled to be held in 2020, the Olympics were postponed by a year due to the pandemic.

Now scheduled for 23 July to 8 August 2021, the Paralympics will run from 24 August to 5 September 2021.
In addition to capacity limits at the venue The audience must wear a mask and speak. “A loud noise or shouting will be forbidden,” according to the joint statement. Officials also warned that rules could change as more COVID-19 cases rise.

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