Published on : 19/07/2021 – 14:10
A Czech beach volleyball player, a resident of the Olympic Village in Tokyo, has tested positive for Covid-19, the Czech Olympic Committee (VOC) announced on Monday (July 19) in a statement. Ondrej Perusic tested positive on Sunday July 18, during daily tests carried out in the village, said the head of the Czech Olympic delegation Martin Doktor. Last Saturday, the VOC had indicated that a member of the staff had tested positive on his arrival at one of the airports in Tokyo. According to the official count made public by the organizers on Monday, 58 positive cases of Covid-19 have been detected since July 1, out of nearly 20,000 people (athletes, supervisors, journalists) who have arrived in the country.