By the 23rd of the opening day, 11 athletes were confirmed to be infected by the PCR test for the new coronavirus announced by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games, and 106 athletes including those involved in the Games. It's up.

The Tokyo Olympics, which was once threatened by the corona storm, started with concerns about the spread of the infection.

Since the 1st of this month, the Games Organizing Committee has announced athletes and tournament officials who have tested positive for the new coronavirus.



On the 23rd, when the tournament began, 19 people, including 3 athletes who came to Japan, tournament officials, and media officials, were found to be infected, the highest number ever.



The cumulative total up to the 23rd was 106, of which 11 were all athletes from overseas, 32 were involved in the Games, and 51 were outsourced to the Organizing Committee.



Of these, in the South African men's soccer team, three players and others were infected, and 18 people including the players were certified as close contacts, so it was decided whether or not it could be held in the match against Japan on the 22nd. It became a situation decided by the inspection result of.



In addition, on the 19th of this month, one American gymnastic female athlete who had been training in advance in Inzai City, Chiba Prefecture was confirmed to be infected.



The Tokyo Olympics, which was once threatened by the corona storm, started with concerns about the spread of the infection.

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