[서울=RNX뉴스] 박진우 기자 = Olympic Torch Relay Still on Schedule in Japan Despite Coronavirus Concerns.
The Olympic flame is scheduled to arrive on Friday from Greece.
The torch will travel across Japan from March 26 until July 24, the scheduled opening of the Olympics in Tokyo.
Organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said that people will be allowed to gather to watch the relay.
"We'd like to ask people who are feeling unwell to refrain from being on the roadside.", Toshiro Muto, via statement
"We would also like to ask people to avoid crowds when cheering along the road.", Toshiro Muto, via statement
Toshiro Muto, via statement
"In the event of overcrowding, we may have to change the way we carry out the relay.", The torch relay in Greece was canceled last week on the second day due to large crowds.
Muto said that there are no plans to cancel or postpone the Olympics at this time.
"Our stance is, as scheduled, the Olympics are going to take place in a safe and secure manner.", Toshiro Muto, via statement