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Olympics: 80,000 COVID tests planned daily for Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo: With 11,500 athletes and around 79,000 administrators, support staff and media personnel reaching Japan in the next few days, the Tokyo Olympic Games will also see a massive operation to ensure everyone involved is healthy.

No participant and official will be allowed to get into the venue without a COVID-19 negative test.

The organising committee of the Games on Saturday informed that 15,000 people have entered Japan between July 1 and July 15 of which only 15 have tested positive for COVID-19.

As many as 44,000 personnel will be engaged in providing round-the-clock security at the Games.

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