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Athletes who injected 2 vaccines were still sick, 71 cases of Covid-19 caused the Olympics to be postponed at the last minute


The latest case at the Tokyo Olympics with Covid-19 involves an athlete, a member of the Czech beach volleyball team, Ondrej Perusic, although he has had 2 doses of vaccine, Perusic is currently in isolation but has no symptoms. sick and will miss the opening match of the tournament.

Perusic is also the third athlete in the Tokyo Olympic Athlete’s Village to contract Covid-19 after the two most recent cases earlier this week were athletes from the US gymnastics team, Kara Eaker and Leanne Wong, who are currently in isolation.
Previously, two male football players of the South African Olympic team, Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi were the first cases of Covid-19 in the athletes’ village. In addition, a video analyst for the South African Olympic team was also infected.

In addition to the 5 athletes infected with Covid-19 in the accommodation – also known as the athletes’ village, the most worrying thing of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee is that the participants involved in the organization of the Olympic Games are also affected. infected quite a lot, there may be an outbreak of disease in the athletes’ village, leading to the worst case scenario being the cancellation of the Games.

The Marca page, citing the announcement from the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, also said that since the beginning of this week, there have been 9 new infections from people related to the organization of the Olympics, making the total to date including athletes Up to 71 Olympic participants were found to have Covid-19.

About 11,000 athletes from 205 countries and territories participating in the Tokyo Olympics came to live at the athletes’ village, lasting for 3 weeks. Therefore, ensuring that the worst case scenario does not cause the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed at the last minute is a huge challenge for the organizers of the host country Japan.

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