Tokyo Olympics might get cancelled says Chief
Despite the games going ahead as of now, numerous issues are plaguing the people responsible for the Games. Up until now, there have been 71 positive tests in people related to the games with 9 being announced yesterday. Toshihiro Muto - head of the organising committee for the games spoke to the media:
“We can’t predict what will happen with the number of coronavirus cases. So we will continue discussions if there is a spike in cases. We have agreed that based on the coronavirus situation, we will convene five-party talks again. At this point, the coronavirus cases may rise or fall, so we will think about what we should do when the situation arises.”
Muto admitted to the situation being monitored with several plans in place in case the number of positive tests spikes. One of those plans might involve the games getting cancelled altogether which would be a catastrophe but the situation is that bad.
The tennis event is set to start on July 24th with Andy Murray defending his medal in the Men's while Monica Puig won't be defending her medal in the Women's draw.