Before the start of the Olympics, about 2000 cases of corona were reported in Tokyo

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is to be inaugurated on 23 July, but before that on 22 July, about 2 thousand corona virus cases have been reported in Tokyo, which is the highest number of cases in Tokyo since January 2021.

Before the start of the Olympics, about 2000 cases of corona were reported in Tokyo

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo recorded the highest number of corona virus infection cases for the last six months on Thursday, raising concerns about the worsening of the infection situation during the Olympic Games. 

On Thursday, 1,979 new cases were reported, which is the highest number of cases after 2,044 on January 15. These figures have definitely raised the concerns of the organizers, but there is no need to worry too much.

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga imposed a corona emergency in Tokyo on 12 July until 22 August, but despite this, daily cases have increased rapidly since then. 

Since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic in Japan, about 8,53,000 cases have been reported and 15,100 people have lost their lives. However, the good thing is that a small number of corona cases have been reported in the sports village built for the Tokyo Olympics. In such a situation, there will be no impact on the Olympic Games.

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Tokyo, Pretr: Czech Republic volleyball player Marketa Naushchu and Netherlands' taekwondo player Reshmi Agink have pulled out of the Olympic Games after testing positive for COVID-19. After both of them got infected with the corona virus, the cases of infection of sportspersons have reached 10.

A statement from the Czech Republic's National Olympic Committee said, "Marketa Naushchu was consistently negative in routine tests for Covid-19, but after an unclear result on Wednesday, her report came back positive on Thursday."


At the same time, an official statement issued by the Olympic Committee of the Netherlands said, "She will unfortunately not be able to participate in the Games due to the positive report of Reshmi Ogink Covid-19." Both Naush and Ogink have been sent to quarantine.

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