At least 29 new coronavirus cases registered at Tokyo Olympics

At least 29 people, linked to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past day, according to a report published by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee on Wednesday.

Four of those infected are athletes. Therefore, the overall number of coronavirus cases among people linked to the Tokyo Games has reached 322.

In Tokyo, a state of emergency has been in effect since July 12 amid the worsened epidemiological situation in the capital’s prefecture. In particular, the sale of alcohol in catering facilities has been prohibited. Besides that, the admission of spectators to public events has been restricted. Therefore, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are being held from July 23 to August 8 without spectators.

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