At the Olympic Games in Tokyo, a record was recorded for the number of detected positive tests for coronavirus per day, follows from the report on website the organizing committee of the Olympics on Thursday, 5 August. So, the infection was found in another 31 people.
The total number of COVID-19 infections at the Tokyo Olympics was 353.
It is noted that the number of synchronized swimmers from the Greek national team with a positive test has increased to six.
On the eve, the Olympic organizing committee reported that five people from the Greek synchronized swimming team had tested positive for coronavirus. They were suspended from the competition.
A day earlier, 29 cases were registered at the Games. As reported by the publication KHN, the Japanese authorities blamed such a large number of infected strain “Delta”.
On July 24, it was noted that athletes at the Olympic Games are required to wear medical masks in places where the organizers require it, otherwise disciplinary measures will be taken against them.
The XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo are held from July 23 to August 8. More than 11 thousand athletes from 206 countries take part in the competition, 339 sets of awards are played in 41 sports. The Russian team includes 333 athletes.