Czech beach volleyball player tests positive for COVID-19

A cop with a face mask stands near the entrance to the main press center ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on July 19, 2021. REUTERS / Phil Noble

PRAGUE, July 19 (Reuters) – Czech beach volleyball player Ondrej Perusic has returned a positive COVID-19 test in the Olympic Village in Tokyo, the Olympic Committee of the Czech Republic announced on Monday.

The result comes after officials announced on Saturday that a Czech team member tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Tokyo on a charter flight from Prague. Continue reading

Reporting by Jason Hovet Editing by Gareth Jones

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