Tokyo: Four more residents of the Olympic Village, including two athletes, have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus.
According to details, table tennis player Pavel Sirucek of the Czech Republic and skateboarder Candy Jacobs of the Netherlands tested positive for Covid-19 and had to leave the village to quarantine in the hotel.
Two additional games-concerned personnel, a category that includes team coaches and officials, staying in the village overlooking Tokyo Bay were also diagnosed with the virus.
A total of 91 people associated with Tokyo Games have tested positive since the beginning of July. The 91 cases do not include athletes who tested positive at home before their scheduled travel to Tokyo for Olympics.
Japan is hosting the Olympics to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo.