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Olympics-First COVID case found at athletes’ village, stoking fears ahead of Games

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TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday a person has tested positive for COVID-19 at the athletes’ village, the first case at a site where most competitors will be staying, raising new doubts over promises of a “safe and secure” Games. The organisers confirmed that a visitor from abroad who is involved in organising the Games had tested positive during a routine test on Friday. The person’s nationality was not revealed due to privacy concerns. The 2020 Games, postponed for a year due to the global pandemic, is being held mostly without spectators and under tight quarantine …

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