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Japan’s top COVID-19 adviser negative about allowing students to attend Paralympics

  • August 20, 2021
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Mainichi wrote that Omi Shigeru, chairman of the GOJ subcommittee on the coronavirus response, expressed at an Upper House committee meeting on Thursday a negative view about the idea of allowing schoolchildren to participate in Tokyo Paralympics events as spectators. He reportedly said: “The infection situation is a lot worse now than it was when the Olympics were held from July 23. When considering those circumstances, one can draw a natural conclusion.”

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