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COVID-19 cases at Tokyo Olympics rise to 133

10 more diagnosed with COVID-19, including Olympics officials, employee, press member in Tokyo

Ahmet Furkan Mercan   | 25.07.2021
COVID-19 cases at Tokyo Olympics rise to 133

TOKYO

The number of COVID-19 cases at the Tokyo Olympics has risen to 133, organizers said on Sunday, as the major sports event continued in Japan’s capital.

According to the organization committee, 10 more people, who came to the country for the Olympics, tested positive for the virus.

It was further noted that one of the athletes diagnosed with the virus was housed in Tokyo's Olympic district.

Among the infected are six officials, one contractor employee, and a press member. They were all put in quarantine.


*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas in Ankara

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