Tokyo Olympics 2020: The threat of corona virus is increasing at the Olympic Games starting on July 23 in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur’s corona test report has come positive. Alex de Minaur has been ruled out of the Olympics due to being Kovid positive.
Ian Chesterman, the team chief of the Australian Olympic team, has informed that Alex is Kovid positive. Ian told the media that Alex Minaur is very sad because of being Kovid positive. He said, “We are all sad for Alex. It was his childhood dream to play for Australia in the Olympics.
Minaur, ranked 17th in the world rankings, was to play in both singles and doubles events. It is not yet clear whether his partner John Pearce will have a place in the team. The Australian Olympic Committee said in a statement issued in Sydney, “Alex also had a corona test 96 and 72 hours before leaving for Tokyo, but both results turned out to be positive.”
Another player has been found Kovid positive
Minaur had to go from Spain to Tokyo. Chesterman said that his test came negative during Wimbledon and no Australian player has been in contact with him since then. The report of the rest of Australia’s players has come negative.
Let us tell you that earlier the corona report of a player who had reached to participate in the Tokyo Olympics has come positive. The identity of this player has not been disclosed. However, after being Kovid positive, the player has been quarantined for 14 days.
The cases of corona virus are increasing continuously in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. On Thursday, a record more than 1300 cases were reported in Tokyo. This is the largest number of corona cases in Tokyo in the last 6 months.
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