Tokyo reports more than 1,700 new cases of Covid-19 amid Olympics


A volunteer has his body temperature checked at the entrance to Nippon Budokan on July 25. (Yuichi Yamazaki / Getty Images)

Tokyo reported 1,763 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, the second official day of competition for the Olympics, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Last Sunday, the Japanese capital reported 1,008 new cases of Covid-19.

There have been 137 cases of Covid-19 linked to the Tokyo 2020 Games, according to organizers.

Additionally, below is the list of athletes CNN has reported so far who have dropped out of Tokyo 2020 due to a positive Covid-19 test or who have been placed in Covid-19 protocol in recent weeks.

  • Total number of athletes who tested positive in Japan: 13
  • Total number of athletes who tested positive or placed on protocol before leaving for Japan: 12
  • Not clear where athlete tested positive: 1

(* players tested positive in Japan)

United States team: 6

Katie Lou Samuelson – Women’s 3×3 Basketball

Coco Gauff – Women’s Tennis

* Kara Eaker – Women’s Gymnastics

* Taylor Crabb – Men’s Beach Volleyball

Bradley Beal – Men’s Basketball

Bryson DeChambeau – Golf

Rest of the world: 20

* Simon Geschke – German Cyclist

Frederico Morais – Portuguese surfer

* Finn Florijn – Dutch rower

Amber Hill – Filming in Great Britain

Dan Evans – Great Britain Tennis

Johanna Konta – Tennis Great Britain

Hector Velazquez – Baseball Mexico

Sammy Solis – Baseball Mexico

Alex de Minaur – Australia Men’s Tennis

Ilya Borodin – Swimmer at the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)

*Thabiso Monyane – South Africa Men’s Football

* Kamohelo Mahlatsi – South Africa Men’s Football

* Pavel Sirucek – Czech Republic Table Tennis Men

* Candy Jacobs – Netherlands Ladies Skateboard

* Fernanda Aguirre – Chile Women’s Taekwondo

* Ondrej Perusic – Czech Republic Beach Volleyball Men

* Reshmie Oogink- Netherlands Taekwondo

* Marketa Nausch- Czech Women’s Volleyball

* Michal Schlegel – Czech Cyclist Men

John Rahm – Spain Men’s Golf


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