The first case of COVID-19 infection has been detected in the Olympic Village in Tokyo, according to the Games Organizing Committee.
The general director of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Toshiro Muto, confirmed that a foreigner from the organizers of the Olympics passed a positive test for the virus, but did not reveal the name and nationality of the sick person. transfers Interfax.
Earlier it was reported that at least eight employees of the hotel, where members of the Brazilian Olympic judo team live, have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. The hotel is located in the Japanese city of Hamamatsu. The hotel staff did not contact the athletes.
In addition, the Russian women’s rugby team was isolated in Japan for two days due to the detection of coronavirus in a massage therapist. The rugby players of the national team passed the tests for coronavirus, which gave negative results, transfers “Championship”.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo, postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held from July 23 to August 8 with virtually no spectators and in accordance with strict quarantine rules.
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