(Last Updated On: July 23, 2021)

The all out number of cases straightforwardly connected to the Games remained at 106 on Friday with 11 of them athletes.

The COVID-19 cases related with the Olympic Games penetrated the 100-mark on Friday with the declaration of 19 new diseases and the Czech unexpected appeared among the most exceedingly terrible hit after a fourth competitor – street cyclist Michal Schlegel – tried positive for the infection. The Tokyo Olympic coordinators, in their every day COVID-19 update, reported that three competitors, 10 Games-concerned work force, three mediapersons and as numerous workers for hire related with the occasion have been discovered positive. The complete number of cases straightforwardly connected to the Games remained at 106 on Friday with 11 of them competitors.

The Czech unforeseen announced its 6th generally case even as it examined penetrate of wellbeing security conventions while making a trip to Japan.

“The fourth competitor and the 6th Czech individual from the group, who didn’t keep away from a positive test for COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics, is street cyclist Michal Schlegel,” the country’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) expressed.


“His positive antigen test was additionally affirmed by PCR examination in a cycling town in Izu. Presently Schlegel is back in the lodging for street cyclists in seclusion,” it added.

Schlegel was to contend on Saturday however “won’t make it to the Olympic street race”.

Different competitors in the Czech unforeseen to have tried positive are sea shore volleyball players Ondrej Perusic and Marketa Nausch, and table tennis player Pavel Sirucek.

“Other street cycling delegates Tereza Neumanova and Michael Kukrle additionally went to Tokyo for testing,” the Czech NOC expressed.

“Zdenek Stybar remained in the cycling inn, as he was not on board a sanction departure from Prague and showed up in Japan two days after the fact.”

On Thursday, the Czech unforeseen’s primary care physician Vlastimil Voracek additionally tried positive for the infection. Before that, a sea shore volleyball trainer had likewise returned a positive test at the Games town.

In different contingents, Chilean Taekwondo player Fernanda Aguirre, Dutch skateboarder Candy Jacobs and taekwondo trust Reshmie Oogink are among the cases that have revealed among competitors who have arrived in Tokyo and compelled to pull out from their occasions.

Already, two South African footballers, and an American sea shore volleyball player had likewise tried positive while being here.

A few competitors have been compelled to pull out even prior to arriving at the city, discovered positive in tests directed in their nations of origin.


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