COVID cases at Tokyo Olympics reach 148

26/07/2021 01:08 PM

TOKYO, July 26 -- The number of COVID-19 cases at the Tokyo Olympics has risen to 148, the major sports event’s organisers said early Monday.

The organisation committee announced that 15 more people were diagnosed with the virus, including three athletes coming from outside of Japan, according to Anadolu Agency.

The athletes did not stay in the Olympic Village on the manmade island of Harumi in Tokyo Bay.

Those who contracted the virus were immediately placed under quarantine.