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First Covid Case Found in Tokyo Olympic Village, Bloomberg Reports
The Olympic Games logo is seen near a traffic sign in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters.

(AF) A case of coronavirus has been discovered in the athlete’s village in Tokyo, just days before the Covid-truncated Olympic Games are set to begin, Bloomberg News reported.

A “foreign personnel” member was in quarantine after being diagnosed with the virus, the 45th connected with the Games but the first in the village, which was opened last week, the report stated.

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