Tokyo-2020: 19 new COVID-19 cases reported

Tokyo-2020:  19 new COVID-19 cases reported
# 23 July 2021 09:19 (UTC +04:00)

At least 19 people involved in organization of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a report published on the website of the Games’ organizational committee reads, APA reports citing TASS.

Three of the people who contracted the virus are staying in the Olympic village. Three athletes tested positive, one of them is residing in the Olympic village.

Moreover, three Japanese contractors contracted COVID-19 as well as ten people linked to the organizations of the Games, with two of them residing in the Olympic village, and three media representatives. Overall, 110 cases of the coronavirus have been reported so far at the Olympics in Tokyo.