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Tokyo Cancels Public Viewing Sites, Some to Be Vaccination Centres | Top News

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Saturday cancelled all public viewing sites for the summer Olympics, diverting some venues to be COVID-19 vaccinations centres instead.

The ban on public viewing follows the metropolitan government’s decision this month to scrap plans for a public viewing site in Yoyogi Park in central Tokyo, converting the venue to a vaccination centre.

They are to talk on Monday with the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee.

(Reporting by Eimi Yamamitsu; Editing by William Mallard)

Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters.

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