The Japanese government has requested the Tokyo Olympics participants from six South Asian countries. Conduct a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test every day for 7 days before leaving Japan.
On Sunday (June 27) NHK (NHK), the official Japanese television station. Reported that athletes and members of the delegation from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan More stringent countermeasures will be found. Due to the spread of the virus mutant Delta species first detected in India From 1 Jul.
Japan previously required participants from the aforementioned countries to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Before visiting Japan and does not apply the same preconditions to athletes from other countries
All foreign athletes should undergo two COVID-19 tests within four days before departure. and check every day after arriving in Japan
Meanwhile, the latest announcement also requires participants from Egypt, Vietnam, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Bangladesh to undergo daily screenings for three days prior to their departure to Japan.
Reference: Xinhua Thai News Agency