The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee issued a joint statement on the 24th that, considering the current epidemic situation, the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo need to be rescheduled to 2020, but no later than the summer of 2021. The Olympic Tinder will remain in Japan, and the names of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will remain unchanged. Saudi Arabia, the rotating chairman of the Group of Twenty (G20), issued a statement on the evening of the 24th, stating that the G20 leaders' special summit could be held by video conference on the 26th. King Salman of Saudi Arabia will host the summit to promote a global coordinated response to the new crown pneumonia epidemic and its economic and social impact. Affected by the market ’s optimistic expectations that the US Congress passed the economic stimulus measures related to the epidemic and the general rise in the international stock market overnight, the three major New York stock market indexes opened sharply higher in the morning on the 24th, and closed at an average increase of more than 8%. US Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Peter Gayner said on the 24th that the federal government will use the "National Defense Production Act" for the first time to purchase about 60,000 new crown virus detection kits. Mexican Prime Minister Morrison announced on the evening of the 24th further measures to deal with the epidemic, including a ban on citizens traveling abroad. The ban takes effect on the 25th. Indian Prime Minister Modi issued a televised speech on the evening of the 24th, announcing the implementation of a 21-day "city closure" measure across the country from midnight of the day to prevent the spread of the epidemic.
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