January 23, 2021

Two staff of Tokyo Olympic organizers constructive for Covid-19 – different sports activities

Two staff of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee have examined constructive for Covid-19, officers stated Saturday.

That brings to 3 the variety of staff of the committee who’ve examined constructive for the reason that pandemic started.

Organizers stated a person and a lady had examined constructive however gave few particulars. They stated the person was in his 20s and the girl in her 30s, and that each have been now working from house quite than on the headquarters positioned close to Tokyo Bay.

Most of the organizing committee’s staff have been working remotely although some have returned to workplace work in the previous few months.

The organizing committee has a employees of three,500.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been put again to July 23, 2021 because of the pandemic. The unique closing ceremony was to have been Sunday, Aug. 9.

Japan has reported simply over 1,000 deaths from Covid-19. Just like the nation, Tokyo has been largely spared, although new instances have been rising for the previous few weeks with officers urging individuals to not journey and to avoid bars and eating places.