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17 new Covid-19 cases linked to Tokyo Olympics

Sports Desk | banglanews24.com
Update: 2021-07-24 13:54:40
17 new Covid-19 cases linked to Tokyo Olympics [photo collected]

Organizers announced 17 new Covid-19 cases directly linked to the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday -- taking the total to 127.

As of Saturday, 14 athletes and 34 "Games-concerned personnel" have tested positive in Tokyo's Olympic Village, a three-case increase on the previous day.

The remaining new cases were identified as media and contractors.

The names or nationalities of those who tested positive were not revealed, however Dutch rower Finn Florijn said Saturday he will not be competing after testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday.

Source: CNN 

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