CBS News reports:
With just four days to go until the opening ceremony, the COVID-19 pandemic is casting an ever longer shadow over the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Officials have reported at least 12 new coronavirus cases connected with the Games since Sunday, including a U.S. gymnast and the first cases among athletes inside the Olympic village.
Several of the latest COVID-related losses will be felt sorely by Team USA. On Monday, the Japanese city hosting the U.S. gymnastics team for pre-Games training said a female gymnast from the team had tested positive. The name of the athlete, who is in her teens, has been withheld by the city of Inzai, in Chiba Prefecture, where she had been training.
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BREAKING: U.S. gymnast tests positive for COVID-19 days before Olympics opening ceremony https://t.co/0Xd285KHFE
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 19, 2021