At least 7 people, linked to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past day, according to a report published by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.
Two of them are athletes, living on the territory of the Olympic village. According to a report by the Jiji news agency, they are tennis players from the Netherlands.
Therefore, the overall number of coronavirus cases among people linked to the Tokyo Games has reached 160.
In a separate development, the Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday that at least 12 police officers from the Hyogo prefecture, deployed in Tokyo to ensure security during the Olympic Games, have been diagnosed with COVID-19.