© Reuters File Photo: Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tokyo 2020 Olympic Closing Ceremony – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – August August, 2021. Reuters / Fabrizio Benash
TOKYO (Reuters) – A total of 25 people were hospitalized for the Kovid-1 to during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, instead of the five initially reported, organizers said Tuesday evening.
“The first five reports we made were for foreign residents who were hospitalized,” Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto explained at a news conference.
“We have published figures on how much people from abroad will understand the medical system,” he added.
Among the 25 cases now reported are residents of Japan and foreign visitors who have been released from quarantine who were hospitalized.
“These figures give a more comprehensive view of the situation,” said Masa Takaya, a spokeswoman for the newly released image.
No reason has been given as to why the hospital admission number was not disclosed earlier.
The once-delayed Tokyo 2020 Games opened in July when the capital was in a state of emergency to prevent the spread of Kovid-1 of.
Like other Olympic Games, the mega-event was originally held without spectators and participants were asked to reduce contact with each other and wear masks.
During the Games, the host city of Tokyo saw the worst case scenario ever. At the end of August, Japan saw a record number of 25,000 infections per day.
The “bubble” of more than 50,000 Olympic-related spectators and participants remains lower than the national figure, however, 863 positive events were confirmed during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the broadcaster told the NHK.
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