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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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.