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Delta Hysteria: Japan Bans All Spectators from Olympic Venues Due to ‘Surge in Cases’

This week, Japanese health officials and the Olympic Committee have suddenly succumbed to pressure by the media and medical industrial complex, as they reverse course on policy of allowing spectators to watch the Olympic events. Government advisors claim that Delta Variant (formerly known as the Indian Variant) ‘cases’ are on the move, unleashing a new wave of official hysteria. This latest ‘state of emergency’ scare is a direct result of an increase in PCR testing and computer-modeled predictions about the ‘possible spread’ of an alleged ‘Delta Variant’ which health experts claim is surging through the Tokyo metropolitan area.

The Establishment media is attempting to blame this alleged ‘surge in cases’ on the Japanese government’s supposed “failure to get its covid vaccination program underway early enough,” claiming that the Games are not ‘safe’ for fans.

Currently, Japan has only vaccinated 20% of its population, but the media and global ‘public health’ experts believe this is not enough and are pressuring the government to push the experimental gene-jab on more of its healthy citizens to supposedly ‘push back’ the illusive Delta Variant.

Washington Post reports…

TOKYO — Japan will bar spectators from all Olympic events held in and around Tokyo, organizers announced on Thursday, as the government imposed a fresh state of emergency to cover the capital during the Games.

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Tokyo’s fourth state of emergency would begin on July 12 and last until August 22, citing rising infections in the capital and the spread of the contagious delta variant. He asked bars and restaurants not to serve alcohol during that period – although the city’s streets are likely to remain packed during the daytime, as they have been during previous states of emergency this year.

In light of the announcement, the organizers of the Games held a meeting Thursday evening to discuss whether to implement further restrictions on spectators, or whether to ban them entirely. They announced their decision at a news conference, just two weeks before the Games are due to be opened on July 23.

“A very heavy judgement was made,” Seiko Hashimoto, the president of the organizing committee said, saying it was regrettable the Games were being held in a “very limited format.”

“I am sorry to those who purchased tickets and everyone in local areas,” she said.

Olympic organizers, working closely with the government, had announced two weeks ago that they would allow some domestic spectators to attend events. They capped attendance at 10,000 or 50 percent of a venue’s capacity, but warned at the time they might change course if infections rose again.

The government’s own scientific advisers warned last month that allowing even limited numbers of fans would raise risks of increased rates of coronavirus infections. Public opposition to proceeding with the Games had waned in recent weeks, but most people still believed the Games should be canceled, postponed or go ahead without spectators, surveys showed.

The ban will affect almost all sporting events being held in the capital, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, and in three neighboring prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba, public broadcaster NHK reported. Events held in more distant prefectures, including cycling and earlier rounds of the soccer, baseball and softball competitions in Miyagi, Fukushima, Shizuoka prefectures will be subject to the 10,000 or 50 percent cap, NHK reported.

It means Tokyo’s newly rebuilt 68,000-capacity National Stadium, which was not completed in time for the 2019 Rugby World Cup as initially hoped, will be empty throughout the tournament, symbolizing the vast sums of money invested in these Olympics with little reward for the people of Japan or the country’s economy.

The stadium cost around 157 billion yen ($1.4 billion) to rebuild, according to official figures. The total cost of the Games is officially estimated at $15.4 billion, but government audits suggest the real cost was twice as high. All but $6.7 billion is public money, with the International Olympic Committee contributing only about $1.5 billion…

Continue this story at the Washington Post

READ MORE JAPAN NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire Japan Files




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