In a telephone survey conducted from May 28 through 30, a total of 49% of the 1,001 respondents supported holding the Games, including 25% who said they should be held with a limited number of spectators and 24% who said there should be no spectators. This was essentially a split with the 48% who favored canceling the Games.
In a nationwide poll conducted from May 7 to 9 by The Yomiuri Shimbun, 59% of respondents favored canceling the Games while only 39% favored holding them.
Published : May 31, 2021
By : The Japan News/ANN