Governor of Japan's Shimane prefecture says torch relay should be reconsidered


FILE PHOTO: A man wears a protective mask amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in front of the giant Olympic rings in Tokyo, Japan, January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon//File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) - The governor of Japan's Shimane prefecture said on Wednesday that the Olympics torch relay should be reconsidered, adding that he was against the Games being held and worried about coronavirus infections.

(This story refiles to correct spelling of 'governor' in headline)

(Reporting by Sakura Murakami and Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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