Fukuoka's Kyushu International University High School, which was determined to be infected with the new coronavirus in national high school baseball in the summer, will replace two registered players and face the first match on the 11th as scheduled.

Kyushu International University was absent from the opening ceremony on the 6th of this month because several players were unwell before the tournament, and on the 9th, it was judged to be a "mass infection" of the new corona.

Takanoren = The Japan High School Baseball Federation, etc. have revised the infection control guidelines so that the players of the team judged to be "group infection" will not lose the opportunity to play at the Koshien Stadium, and will conduct a PCR test within 72 hours before the game. We have established a standard that if a negative test is confirmed, the player can be replaced and can participate.

Kyushu International University will replace two of the 18 members who originally registered, and will face the first match against Meitoku Gijuku High School in Kochi in the third match on the 11th, the 6th day of the tournament, as planned. rice field.

According to Takanoren and others, all registered players were confirmed to be negative, and those who were confirmed to be infected were allowed to participate in the game after completing the recuperation period.