Greater than 1,700 new COVID-19 instances have been reported in Tokyo Sunday on the second official day of the Olympic video games — with 13 athletes now amongst these contaminated.
The 1,763 new instances of the virus signify a spike from the 1,008 instances reported within the Japanese capital every week earlier, CNN reported.
Up to now, 137 folks straight tied to the Olympics have additionally been contaminated.
Two golfers are among the many newest athletes added to the listing this weekend, with Spaniard John Rahm out of the video games after his second optimistic check in two months.
On Saturday, officers revealed that American Bryson DeChambeau examined optimistic for COVID earlier than leaving for the video games and also will miss out on the competitors in Japan.
In line with CNN, six of the 13 athletes contaminated to date are from Group USA, together with NBA star Bradley Beal, gymnast Kara Eaker, tennis participant Coco Gauff and ladies’s basketball participant Katie Lou Samuelson.
Eaker and seashore volleyball coach Traylor Crabb examined optimistic whereas in Japan. The others had optimistic exams previous to arriving and have been knocked out of the video games, CNN stated.