Man wears a corona virus mask in Tokyo on July 30, 2021 – Photo: Issy Cutto / Reuters
Tokyo is under Emergency controls, Will be extended throughout this month. As the situation Corona virus It is most serious in Japan – in the number of cases -, Other Japanese cities are on a similar scale.
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Throughout this week, doctors in the Japanese capital said there were hospitals Prioritizing the serious events of Govt-19 Or those at high risk of developing the most severe form of the disease.
Vaccination is still slow in Japan. It is estimated that about 30% of the population has taken all the required doses of the COV-19 vaccine.
The art swimming team from Greece was expelled by Govt
People pass in front of the Olympic rings in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday (25) – Photo: Eugene Hoshiko / AB Photo
The Olympic Games are held in the Japanese capital under strict protocol so as not to aggravate the epidemic situation or bring the virus to athletes and coaches around the world. The most recent observation shows that about 300 people have been infected with the corona virus in the event since July 1st.
Although there have been no serious consequences so far – about 80% of athletes in the Olympic Village have been vaccinated – some cases have caught the attention of authorities.
The most recent is the Art Swimming Team, a sport formerly known as Synchronized Swimming, from Greece, Five members were disqualified after contracting Govt-19. Twelve members of the Greek delegation, including others associated with the athletes, left the Olympic Village in solitude.
Another recently announced case is that of an athlete from the Russian Olympic karate team who, too, will not be able to compete on Thursday.