Tokyo Olympics: coronavirus largely contained among athletes, as cases surge in Japan


Tokyo is experiencing a record surge in Covid-19 cases during the Olympic Games as the more infectious Delta variant rips through Japan, though contagion among those linked to the event appears to be relatively contained so far.To date, organisers have announced 276 positive cases among people connected to the Olympics, including 24 athletes out of the more than 11,000 who are expected to participate. Of over 400,000 tests conducted so far on athletes and stakeholders, the positivity rate has…

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