A total of 67 COVID cases have been recognized among those certified for the Tokyo Games since most competitors & authorities started showing up on July 1. Organisers are not thinking of dropping the event completely if cases start to spike.

      

Tokyo Olympics: Situation worsens amid raging COVID-19 pandemic as cases rise to 67

WHAT?

A total of 67 cases have been recognized among those certified for the Games since most competitors & authorities started showing up on July 1. The top of the Tokyo arranging panel didn't preclude dropping the event completely if cases started to spike. 

WHEN?

Set to start on Friday with the opening ceremony, the Tokyo-based Olympic games were promoted as safe from any danger by organizers. However, have so far been tormented by pandemic among competitors, hotel workers, and others associated with the event partaking have not been vaccinated. 

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Fifteen people test positive for the virus, the organizers say, including the first case at the athletes' village - a visitor from abroad involved in organizing the Games. The rest are two members of the media, seven contractors, and five members of the Games personnel.