COVID-19 cases at Tokyo Olympics rise to 193

The Nation  |  Jul 29, 2021

A total of 193 people accredited for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics tested positive for COVID-19, organizers said on Thursday.

Tokyo 2020 shared a coronavirus positive case list on its website, saying there were 24 new cases – including three athletes – on July 29 as the total figure in the games reached 193.

The infected athletes were not named by the organizers, but they were said to be non-residents of Japan.

The new cases, which include 15 Tokyo 2020 contractors, were taken into quarantine.

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