The Japan Sumo Association has confirmed that 9 Sekitori and 11 masters, including Masayo Ozeki of the sumo wrestling, have been infected with the new coronavirus, and the cumulative total of members confirmed after the first place that ended late last month. Announced that the number of infected people has reached 252.

By the 8th, the Japan Sumo Association conducted PCR tests on wrestlers, masters, and other members of the association.



According to the Sumo Association, as a result of the inspection, 9 Sekitori and 11 masters, including Masayo and Komusubi Meisei, Hirakuki Kiribayama, Takarafuji, Chiyo no Kuni, Shimanoumi, and Tenkukai, were newly confirmed to be infected. It means that.



In sumo wrestling, infections such as Terunofuji Yokozuna, Takakeishō Ozeki, and Mitakeumi Hisashi of Shin-Ozeki have been confirmed one after another, and the cumulative number of infected people confirmed after the first place that ended late last month is 252. It means that you have become a person.



So far, no one is seriously ill.



The Sumo Association says that it is taking measures for the spring event in Osaka next month under the guidance of infectious disease experts.

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