Over 80% of japanese citizens are against the Olympics being conducted.

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Over 80% Japanese Citizens Against Tokyo Olympics, Indicates Survey

Amidst the COVID-19 surge, more than 80% of Japanese citizens are opposing the Tokyo Olympics and this number has increased compared to the last month. A survey showed the increase as the country has extended coronavirus state of emergency. While 43% of the respondents opine the games to be postponed, other 40% want the cancellation of the Olympics. They fear influx of global athletes and officials would increase the cases.

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 05:06 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

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