Regarding the Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay, the Games Organizing Committee has announced that it is reviewing the implementation method in five roads and prefectures, including Hokkaido and Miyagi prefectures, in consideration of the infection status of the new coronavirus.

The Organizing Committee will hold the Tokyo Organizing Committee on the Holy Fire Relay on May 31st and June 1st in Ishikawa Prefecture, June 2nd and 3rd in Toyama Prefecture, and June 6th and 7th. In Yamagata Prefecture, Hokkaido on the 13th and 14th, and 5 roads and prefectures in Miyagi Prefecture on the 19th to 21st, considering the infection situation of the new corona, the implementation method including change Announced that it is being reviewed.

On the other hand, Fukui prefecture on May 29th and 30th, Niigata prefecture on June 4th and 5th, Akita prefecture on June 8th and 9th, Aomori prefecture on June 10th and 11th, In addition, we announced that we will carry out relays on public roads as scheduled for Iwate Prefecture, which will be held from 16th to 18th.

However, for these prefectures as well, the implementation method will be changed depending on the future infection situation.

The Organizing Committee, divided the whole country to block, but had decided to determine how to implement the prospect of a month ago, from the fact that spread infection in many places, modify the method immediately prior to the scheduled date There are many cases of doing so.