Two athletes were the first to test positive for Covid-19 in the Olympic Village. International Olympic Committee confirmed.
Known to represent the same country and sport, this pair is one of the 10 new gaming-related cases announced on Sunday.
The game folks were the first village-based individuals to test positive on Saturday by the IOC president. Thomas Bach The game claimed to be “safe and secure”.
Also, among the 10 new positive cases associated with the competition, there is a third athlete who was tested positive on arrival. Japan Other positive cases were five “game-related personnel,” one media member, and a contractor.
IOC President Thomas Bach argued Thursday that the risk of Japanese citizens being infected with the virus by tournament participants was “zero.”
But the tension is rising Tokyo After the city recorded more than 1,000 new cases for four consecutive days, the number of game-related cases has increased to 55 since July 1.
Last week, South Africa’s sevens rugby team was forced to quarantine for four days because it was seen as close contact with passengers who tested positive on a flight to Tokyo.
Meanwhile, the IOC refugee team Qatar After the members of the delegation test positive.
Two athletes first tested positive for Covid-19 in the Olympic Village
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