Tokyo Olympic Games Athletes To Get 24 hours Testing Of Covid

Tokyo Olympic Games Athletes To Get 24 hours Testing Of Covid
The Athletes and Coaches may undergo saliva coronavirus testing every day at the Tokyo Olympic Games until the whole championship ends. This is part of the protocols to ensure that all athletes and coaches are covid free patients before and after the the games. Tokyo Olympic Games athletes to get 24 hours testing of covid.
The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 organisers are reportedly set to increase testing frequency for the games for the whole duration of the commencement of the event.
Citing “officials with knowledge of the planning”, Japanese news agency Kyodo News reports that competitors can expect to undergo COVID-19 tests on a daily basis that’s 24 hour intervals. Tokyo Olympic Games athletes to get 24 hours testing of covid.
Dud to the surge of the coronavirus cases in Japan, the organisers of the Tokyo Olympic Games and the Japanese government are keen on testing each athletes every four days. 
Kyodo News understands the new ruling will be included in the second edition of the Tokyo 2020 playbook which is expected to be released next week.
Speaking last month, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games President Seiko Hashimoto disclosed “the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach had called on organisers to implement a stricter testing protocol to combat the virus.
“From the athletes’ perspective, I think it’s better that testing rules are strict to begin with rather than having a change in protocols announced midway through [the Games],” said Hashimoto in a report by Kyodo News.
“We do need to think about [increasing testing frequency).”
Saliva testing could be used at Tokyo 2020 to detect infections among athletes
There is growing speculation in Japan that another state of emergency could be declared in Tokyo amid concerns over rising coronavirus cases. But this is not yet confirmed from the Japanese Medical Team on Covid-19 and the government.
We are very much aware and keen that the Tokyo Olympic Games would be staged as planned.
By Sekyere Richard
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