Is evidence of a survey of the kyodo, according to which 59.7% of respondents believe that the event should be definitively cancelled, and 25% instead is contrary to any presence of spectators. The outcome reflects the high skepticism of the local population, after the postponement of a year decided in March 2020, just when the country is in the middle of the fourth wave, with the proliferation of numerous variants of the virus. At present in tokyo, together with 9 other prefectures of the archipelago, there is an emergency state that will last until 31 May.
N in the same survey of the kyodo, 85% of respondents judge too slow the government immunization campaign, and 71.5% are critical about managing health emergency in general. From the beginning of the pandemic the japan reported 684,790 cases of coronavirus, with 11,524 deaths ascertained.