The Covid-19 scare in the city of Tokyo is on the continuous rise and is posing a major threat to the conduction of the Olympics that are scheduled to start from Friday, that is the 23rd of July 2021.
The event will be held indoors following the guidelines of the government and no fans will be allowed in the stadiums and the event will have to be held without the spectators inside the stadiums.
All of the decisions being taken are in the best interest safety of the fans, the athletes and the support staff members who will be travelling alongside the athletes. After every decision being taken to avoid any more crisis from the virus and to ensure the smooth conduct of the tournament, it is reported that the sponsors as well will be barred from attending the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
According to a report by Reuters, the representative of the many sponsors of the Olympics will be barred from attending the opening ceremony, that is again to ensure the smooth conduct of the event.
With many sponsoring companies like Toyota are already pulling out from attending the opening to prevent the covid scare that is prevailing in Tokyo.
Toyota has confirmed it will also withdraw Olympic-related television advertisements due to growing public concern surrounding the staging of the Games.
Rapidly many athletes are resulting in positive Covid-19 tests, this has been putting the event in a state of danger and only time will tell if the situation worsens or gets better over time.