Regarding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Liberal Democratic Party's chairman of the political affairs investigation, Shimomura, expressed the idea that it is necessary to decide how to hold the event, such as whether or not to include spectators around the 20th of this month, which is the deadline for the declaration of emergencies in 10 prefectures. It was.

Liberal Democratic Party Chairman Shimomura spoke in Kumamoto City about the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: "I know there are many people who are worried and should cancel or postpone. Since it is until the 20th, before and after that, it is necessary to give some indication as to what level the event can be held from a medical and scientific point of view. "

On the other hand, Mr. Shimomura acknowledged that it is necessary to put together new economic measures after the current Diet session closes and before the next House of Representatives election, given that the effects of the new coronavirus are continuing.