Tokyo 2020 confirms 127 positive COVID-19 cases

The organizing committee of the Olympic Games released the updated figure after adding an athlete to the count

The organizing committee of the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020 said this Saturday that the total of positives per COVID-19 related to the Olympic event is 127, after adding one more athlete to the count.

The positive of the German cyclist Simon Geschke it was announced on Friday, the day before the men’s road cycling race. This is one of the emblematic tests of the first full day of competition of the Olympic Games Of summer.

The athletes represent 14 of the 127 cases detected in the Olympic arena in Japan since July 1. Among the new confirmed infections are 14 contractors of the Games living in Japan.

Officials from the Dutch delegation announced on Saturday that the rower Finn florijn tested positive for coronavirus and will not compete in Tokyo 2020.

Two other Dutch athletes had tested positive before. The one of Florijn It will not be reflected in the official count until Sunday.