Tokyo Olympic officials have announced they will allow up to 10,000 domestic spectators at events, provided venues do not exceed 50 percent capacity. But the Japanese government says it will not hesitate to ban crowds entirely if it implements another coronavirus state of emergency.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed at $33,945.58, up $68.61 from the previous day, as the much-anticipated testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was seen as within expectations.
Sources say that the Tokyo Olympic Games' organizers are considering banning alcoholic beverages at competition venues.
The President of the Tokyo Olympic Games' organizing committee, Hashimoto Seiko, on Monday said the idea of selling alcohol to spectators is being discussed.
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Vaccinations for the new coronavirus vaccine have begun in earnest at companies and universities. With the Tokyo Olympics opening in a month's time, the government wants to speed up the vaccination process in order to prevent the re-spreading of the infection.
The World Health Organization says it will discuss anti-coronavirus measures for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics with Japanese authorities and the International Olympic Committee this week.
Tokyo Games officials on Monday decided to allow up to 10,000 domestic spectators at Olympic events, provided each venue does not exceed 50 percent capacity.