Tokyo Olympics: Three Test Positive For COVID-19 As 8000-Plus Arrive For Games | Olympic News

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Tokyo Olympics: Three Test Positive For COVID-19 As 8000-Plus Arrive For Games

The rescheduled Tokyo Olympics are set to start from July 23.© AFP



IOC President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on Wednesday held a gathering to debate the preparations for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which is able to open 9 days any further July 23. The assembly was additionally attended by Tokyo 2020 President Hashimoto Seiko. In addition, the IOC was knowledgeable by the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee concerning the 8,000-plus folks concerned within the Games who traveled to Japan between July 1-13. All had been topic to the Tokyo 2020 screening testing regime, and all handed pre-departure assessments and well being checks. Only three examined optimistic for COVID-19 after arrival and had been instantly remoted, whereas the shut contacts have been topic to the related quarantine measures.

After the assembly, the IOC President stated: “I wish to categorical my heartfelt respect and gratitude to the Government and the folks of Japan for welcoming us. There are 9 days left till the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. all around the world are actually arriving in Tokyo. The Games will unite the world in all our variety. They will present that we’re stronger collectively in all our solidarity.”

“The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has accomplished a incredible job in getting ready for these Games and to make Tokyo the best-prepared Olympic metropolis ever. Achieving this was solely attainable due to the incredible volunteers and their devoted workers. The IOC is sitting in the identical boat and we’re rowing in the identical path, having fun with the complete help of the Government of Japan,” he added.

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