SAVING FACE IN TOKYO
Since the covid-19 pandemic became humanity’s primary concern, the question was no longer if the 2020 Summer Olympic Games would be rescheduled, but when the decision would be taken. This global scare could not be treated as lightly as the mosquito-carried Zika infection that compromised the 2016 Rio Games.
Passenger traffic in mass transit has fallen dramatically in recent days, and according to official OASA data yesterday, it is at around 10%, a 90% decrease (on average) in metros, trams and buses, said Transport Minister Costas Karamanlis. but that does not mean, he added, that there are no routes being serviced.