Three Members of South African Olympic Football Team Contract COVID-19

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A file picture of South Africa’s Olympic group

 

Two gamers and a help employees member of South Africa’s males’s Olympic soccer group have examined optimistic for the coronavirus in Tokyo, Team South Africa stated Sunday.

The three — gamers Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi and video analyst Mario Masha — are in isolation.

“The rest of the team has already tested negative twice and is following closely all the recommendations of the local health authorities,” the group stated in a press release.

All members of the South African delegation have been examined each day on arrival on the Olympic Village within the Japanese capital, the group stated.

A fourth member of South Africa’s Olympic delegation, sevens rugby coach Neil Powell, has additionally produced a optimistic consequence and is in an isolation facility within the Japanese city the place the Sevens squad are in a coaching camp.

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The Olympic Rings are pictured in entrance of the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne on March 21, 2020, as doubts improve over whether or not Tokyo can safely host the summer time Games amid the unfold of the COVID-19. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP.

 

Earlier Sunday, Tokyo Olympics organisers stated two rivals had examined optimistic for the coronavirus within the Athletes’ Village after a group colleague was additionally contaminated, elevating fears of a cluster simply days earlier than the opening ceremony.

Organisers didn’t establish the group concerned.

AFP

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Three Members of South African Olympic Football Team Contract COVID-19

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