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Tokyo's Olympic Village sees COVID-19 positive cases, sparking fears of further spread

CA, 19 Jul 2021
After an entire year of delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and protests within the city over the decision to still hold the games despite rising case numbers, there are just five days to go until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

But inside the Olympic Village, two South African soccer players have tested positive for COVID-19. They're the latest cases reported connected to the games, with at least 10 reported Sunday, including media, contractors and other personnel, though it is down from 15 reported just a day earlier.

As Mike Armstrong reports, the new cases along with a country still facing a pandemic crisis are fuelling fears the games could spike infections out control.

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