A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE
A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Japan cuts size of foreign Olympics delegations as opposition to Games grows

  • Some 69,000 people, from athletes to diplomats, are expected to arrive at a time several Japanese prefectures are in a state of emergency
  • While the figure is far below the original 200,000, one expert says it’s still ‘too high’, with China alone sending 500 media workers

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A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE
A state of emergency has been imposed on Tokyo and a number of other prefectures. Photo: EPA-EFE
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