China News Service, August 11th. According to Kyodo News, Japan’s Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on the 10th that in view of the new crown epidemic, it would cancel the Paralympic torch relay road run that was originally scheduled to be held in Tokyo from the 20th to the 24th and change it to a torchbearer. The way they gather at the celebration venue, only relevant people will be present at the ignition ceremony and the torch will be lit.

Data map: On July 9, local time, the Tokyo Olympic flame arrived in Tokyo, Japan, and the torch welcoming ceremony was held at the Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium.

The picture shows the torchbearers displaying the Olympic flame.

  According to reports, the torch relay in Tokyo was originally scheduled to be attended by nearly 700 people and completed a total of about 35 kilometers of route.

The person in charge of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said: "It was originally planned to pass through the landmarks in various regions. Many torchbearers have been waiting for it for a long time, so it is very regrettable."

  The report pointed out that the Tokyo Paralympic Games will open on the 24th, and strengthening epidemic prevention measures and audience response has become a topic of concern.

The Secretary-General of the Olympic Organizing Committee Toshiro Muto said on the 9th regarding the Paralympic Games' new crown epidemic prevention measures: “Among the athletes, there are also people with basic diseases and people with nursing staff. They need meticulous response and different care from the Olympics. "

  Regarding the response of the Paralympic spectators, Muto said that he would consult with the local government, the central government, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) where the venue is located to reach a conclusion as soon as possible.

  Regarding the "School Joint Watching Project" for children and students in the venues, Muto said only about the plan to ensure children's chances to watch the competition. It is difficult to make judgments under circumstances."

  According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), as of 18:30 on the 10th local time, there were 10574 new confirmed cases of new crown in Japan.

Among them, Tokyo has newly confirmed 2,612 cases.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s standard statistics, as of that day, there were 19 more critically ill patients being treated than on the 9th, 176.