Tokyo Olympics Covid-19 – Two Athletes Covid-19 Positive: Tokyo Olympics is completely effected by Covid-19. After it was reported that 2 athletes in village have become the first to test positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, now 3 positive cases have been reported from South Africa team. Not only this but the organizers for the first time went on record and admitted that 10 members in foreign delegations have also tested positive – Follow all LIVE Updates from Tokyo Olympics on InsideSport.co
Tokyo Olympics Covid-19 – South Africa have confirmed three positive COVID-19 cases in their soccer squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, including players Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi.
Video Analyst Mario Masha also tested positive on arrival in Tokyo as the team prepares to face hosts Japan on Thursday.
“We have three positive cases of COVID-19 in the camp here, two players and an official,” team manager Mxolisi Sibam said in a media release from the South African Football Association on Sunday.
“There is daily screening….Masha and Monyane reported high temperatures and positive saliva tests, and were then taken to do the nasal test…and they unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19. Mahlatsi is the latest player to go through the same process.”
He said as a result, the team has been quarantined until cleared to train, waiting for results from tests earlier on Sunday.
Tokyo Olympics Covid-19 – COVID cases among athletes at Tokyo village reported
Organizer confirms 10 foreign delegation members, 2 athletes test positive in Olympics Village. The cases were revealed a day after an unidentified person became the first to test positive in the Village, which will house thousands of competitors during the Games.
#UPDATES Two athletes become the first to test positive for coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, officials say
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The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Sunday: it has confirmed coronavirus infections among athletes staying at the Tokyo athletes’ village for the first time, a day after saying a none athlete staying at the facility had tested positive.
The committee said 10 Olympic participants from abroad, including two athletes at the village and another athlete who is not staying at the Tokyo facility, tested positive for COVID-19.
Tokyo Olympics Breaking News: Two athletes test positive with 5 days to go in Olympics Village
Tokyo Olympics Breaking News – Two Athletes Covid-19 Positive: A daily tally of new cases revealed two athletes tested positive in the Village and one elsewhere. They come a day after an unidentified person, who was not a competitor, became the first case in the Village.
The Olympic Village, a complex of apartments and dining areas, will house 6,700 athletes and officials at its peak when the 2020 Games, delayed last year over the pandemic, finally get underway.
The Tokyo Olympics, which will be held largely behind closed doors to prevent infections, are unpopular in Japan where opinion polls have consistently demonstrated a lack of support.
On Saturday, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach appealed for Japanese fans to get behind the Games, saying he was “very well aware of the scepticism” surrounding the event.
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Publish date : 2021-07-18 09:44:40