Regarding special measures that Japanese athletes returning from overseas expeditions can practice even during the waiting period, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said at a press conference that athletes and officials who are expected to participate in the Beijing Olympics following the worldwide spread of "Omicron shares" Clarified the policy to continue to apply only to.

Regarding border measures such as Japanese national team athletes who have returned from overseas expeditions, special measures have been set up to allow practice even during the 14-day waiting period, provided that strict epidemic prevention measures are taken to maintain the condition of the athletes.



Regarding this special measure, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said at a press conference after the extraordinary cabinet meeting, only for athletes and related parties who are expected to participate in the Beijing Olympics due to the worldwide spread of the new mutant virus "Omicron strain" of the new corona. Clarified the policy to continue to apply.



He explained that in addition to the epidemic prevention measures so far, it is required to carry out PCR tests once every two days from the fourth day after returning to Japan and to thoroughly implement strict behavior management.

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