Japan announces strict COVID guidelines for Olympics

With a month to go until the 2020 Olympics, the host country has said venues will be at 50% capacity with a maximum of 10,000 domestic spectators, no foreigners and no outward cheering.
1:28 | 06/22/21

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As we have talked in recent days about turning a corner on the pandemic here at home, much different story overseas. In particular in Japan where olympic organizers are stating strict rules about fans because of concerns there. Our correspondent James Longman has details. Things will look and sound a little different at the olympics. Reporter: They sure are, T.J. Good morning. There is just about a month to go until the olympics and we're getting a clearer picture of just how different these games are going to be. Japan has said venues will be limited to just 50% capacity with a maximum of 10,000 domestic spectators. No foreigners allowed to fly in. You might remember that theme park in Japan that asked roller coaster riders to scream inside your heart. All a little strike. This year it will be cheer inside your heart as those in the stands will have to wear masks aernts won't be allowed to shout share support. Athletes will be banned in high-fiving and the press will have to go through a series of strict quarantine and testing rules. All this is because Japan has seen an increase in coronavirus there was a big rise in may, it's now dropped off to 1400 cases a day but all caused significant public opposition to the games so the government there wants to be seen to be as strict as possible especially because still only about 6% of Japanese population have received a vaccine but I'm still excited about it, George. I bet you are.

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