An American gymnast and a Czech beach volleyball player have been added to the tally of people accredited for the Tokyo Olympics who have tested positive for COVID-19 this month
Positive tests for United States gymnastics alternate Kara Eaker and Czech team member Ondřej Perušič were announced Monday. Eaker was at a training camp in Chiba prefecture and Perušič stayed at the Olympic Village in Tokyo Bay.
Both went into 14-day quarantine, organizers said. That period includes all three of Perušič’s scheduled games with playing partner David Schweiner.
A new case among 13 added to the official total Tuesday includes a “games-concerned personnel” — a category including team officials and sports staffers — in Tokyo who is not staying at the village.
Other newly reported cases scattered across Japan include Games contractors and a volunteer.
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