The threat of Corona at the Tokyo Olympics is increasing. Three days are left for the start of the Olympics, while on Tuesday, eight other people who were preparing for the Olympics outside the sports village, including a foreign athlete in the sports village, have become corona infected. According to the report of Japan Today, the organizers said that 9 new cases of corona have been reported on Tuesday. Among them, one foreign athlete is from the sports village, while the other eight people are from outside the sports village and they are busy preparing for the Olympics.
According to the report, for the first time, the organizers have given information about the corona figures and said that since July 1, 71 people have been infected with corona.
It has been told by the organizers that 21 members of the South African men’s football team have been identified in contact with the corona infected who came to the sports village. Three of these people have been exempted from quarantine and other tests.
Corona infected two Mexican players before coming to Japan
Two players of the Mexico men’s baseball team are corona-infected. The team was to leave for Japan on July 31.
On Saturday, the first case of corona came from the village
There have now been four cases of corona in the sports village. On Saturday, the first case of the corona was reported from the sports village, in which an officer engaged in the preparation of corona got infected. At the same time, the first test of two players came positive in the corona test conducted by the players in the sports village on Sunday.
Sports village was opened for players 8 days ago
The sports village was opened to the players just 8 days back. The Sports Village will house about 11,000 athletes and thousands of other staff during the Olympics.
In the Olympics, the medal will have to be worn around the neck
Every athlete who competes in the Olympics dreams of winning a medal. Athletes who won are awarded medals on the podium. This moment also becomes the most memorable moment of his life, but due to the Corona epidemic, it will not happen in the Tokyo Olympics. This time the winning athletes will have to put their medals around their necks. Also, there will be a ban on shaking hands and hugging athletes during medal ceremonies.
Ban on the entry of spectators in the Olympics
A state of emergency is in force in Tokyo due to the Corona pandemic. The entry of spectators has been banned in the Olympic Stadium. It was said earlier that 50% of the spectators (maximum 10 thousand) can be given entry in every stadium, but given the increasing cases of the corona, the entry has been banned.
The people of Japan are not in favor of the Olympics
Residents of Japan, especially Tokyo, are not in favor of organizing the Olympics in the Corona period. In most surveys, 60 to 70% of the people said that it would be better to postpone the Olympics now. The Olympic torch relay, which started in March, also faced protests in several cities. In one city, even an attempt was made to extinguish the torch. However, the Japanese government has decided to continue the event.