Talking at a information convention, Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto confirmed a non-resident of Japan who’s concerned in organizing the Video games had examined optimistic, including that the person has been taken into quarantine outdoors of the village. He wouldn’t reveal the particular person’s nationality, citing privateness issues.
There have now been a complete of 45 Covid-19 circumstances linked to the Video games, with athletes, officers and contractors testing optimistic for the virus. Athletes are simply beginning to arrive for the Video games, which run July 23 by means of August 8.
Japan’s public has been lukewarm concerning the Video games amid a resurgence in new infections and worries that an inflow of international guests might assist flip the Olympics right into a super-spreader occasion, which in flip may put additional pressure on Japan’s already stretched medical system.