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First Olympic Village resident tests positive for COVID-19

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TOKYO (AP) - The first resident of the Olympic Village has tested positive for COVID-19, Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Saturday.Officials said it was not an athlete with the the Games opening in just under a week on July 23.Tokyo officials including Seiko Hashimoto, the president of the organizing committee, confirmed the case and said the positive test was Friday.

Organizers say for confidentiality purposes they can only offer a vague description and few details.RELATED: Tokyo Olympics: Who to watch on Team USA"In the current situation, that positive cases arise is something we must assume is possible," said Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the Tokyo organizing committee.The person is identified simply as a "games-concerned personnel." The.

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