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Decision on overseas Olympic spectators to be made by end-March: Japanese minister

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TOKYO (Reuters) - The decision on whether to let overseas spectators attend the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will be made by the end of March, Japan’s Olympics minister, Tamayo Marukawa, said on Wednesday.

The Mainichi newspaper earlier reported that Japan’s government was planning to stop overseas spectators due to worries they will spread the coronavirus, citing multiple unnamed sources.

Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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