Tokyo 2020 - Covid-19 cases go past 100 mark after 19 new infections announced by Olympic organisers
Tokyo Olympic organisers have announced on Friday there are now 106 coronavirus cases. It brings the total number of cases directly linked to the Games to 106 with 11 of them athletes including Czech road cyclist Michal Schlegel. The Czech contingent reported its sixth overall case as it investigated breach of health safety protocols while travelling to Japan.
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The Czech team reported its sixth overall case as it investigated breach of health safety protocols while travelling to Japan.
"The fourth athlete and the sixth Czech member of the team, who did not avoid a positive test for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics, is road cyclist Michal Schlegel," the country's National Olympic Committee (NOC) stated.
"His positive antigen test was also confirmed by PCR analysis in a cycling village in Izu. Now Schlegel is back in the hotel for road cyclists in isolation," it added.