Two athletes living at the Olympic Village in Tokyo have tested positive for COVID-19.
The unidentified competitors have now been taken into isolation as organisers try to establish the close contacts of the athletes concerned.
It comes after a third unnamed athlete tested positive following their arrival in Tokyo, but they are not currently at the Olympic Village.
Spectators have been banned from attending events in Tokyo. Pic: Kyodo via Associated Press
Tokyo 2020 had promised that the Athlete’s Village in the Harumi district of the Japanese capital would be one of the most COVID-secure environments possible.
The first case to be confirmed within the village was a Games worker who tested positive during the routine screening that everyone living there has to undertake.
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