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Tokyo Olympic organisers confirm first coronavirus case at Games Village

AFP, 17 Jul 2021
Tokyo Olympics organisers reveal the first Covid-19 case in the Games Village as they seek to reassure competitors that the pandemic-delayed event will be safe. "We discussed with IOC how much we should disclose about it. And IOC concluded that if we gave the name of the country, this person would be most likely identified. This, obviously, would raise privacy issues," says Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto.

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