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First COVID case inside Olympic Village confirmed six days before start – HotAir

First COVID case inside Olympic Village confirmed six days before start – HotAir

Thousands of athletes and journalists are now arriving in Tokyo for the Games which begin on July 23 amid a state of emergency due to rising coronavirus cases in the country’s capital.1 Philadelphia's electric bus fleet has disappeared 2 Arizona election audit finds hundreds (not thousands) of cases of voter fraud 3 L.County sheriff: The new indoor mask mandate isn't backed by science and we won't enforce it 4 A quiet revolution for our times may have begun 5 Durbin confirms: Democrats will put amnesty plan into infrastructure bill 6 We bailed out the airlines.Tokyo Olympics organizing committee officials declined to identify the person infected with the virus, but said the individual had traveled to Japan from overseas and was a “Games-concerned personnel,” the Tokyo Olympic Committee confirmed Saturday.

So far, 44 people affiliated with the Games have tested positive for coronavirus since the committee began tracking infections earlier this month.Japan has barred all spectators from Olympic events in and around Tokyo in an effort to curb the spread of the virus, but public support for the Games remains lukewarm.

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