It was confirmed that one staff member of the representative team of the Russian Olympic Committee of rugby sevens, who is conducting a preliminary training camp for the Tokyo Olympics in Munakata City, Fukuoka Prefecture, is infected with the new coronavirus.

In Munakata City, Fukuoka Prefecture, 26 players and staff from the national team of the Russian Olympic Committee for Women's Sevens Rugby are holding a pre-camp in the city from the 10th to the 23rd of this month.

According to the city, athletes and others undergo a PCR test every morning, and it was confirmed that one staff member was infected with the new corona on the 14th.

According to the city, all the tests at the airport when they arrived on the 10th were negative.

The other members are isolated in a private room of the hotel where they are staying, and after receiving the test results on the morning of the 15th, the city and the team will discuss and decide whether to resume the practice.

Misako Izu, Mayor of Munakata City, said, "We are very sorry for causing anxiety and concern to the citizens. We will continue to fulfill our responsibilities as a host town with the safe response of the citizens and athletes as our top priority. I want to go. "