Two South African football players have tested positive for Covid-19 within the Olympic village, organisers have confirmed.
The duo are the first competitors to contract the virus after the first Covid-19 case was discovered within the village over the weekend.
The Czech Olympic team confirmed it was an unnamed member of staff who was the first to test positive.
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On Sunday, South Africa's football team confirmed the positive athlete tests had come from within their camp, with Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi and video analyst Mario Masha also contracting the virus.
“We have three positive cases of COVID-19 in the camp here, two players and an official,” team manager Mxolisi Sibam said in a media release from the South African Football Association on Sunday.
There is daily screening, Masha and Monyane reported high temperatures and positive saliva tests, and were then taken to do the nasal test and they unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19. Mahlatsi is the latest player to go through the same process.
Tokyo 2020 spokesperson Masa Takaya said the three cases within the village were "were from the same country and sport" and the infected were "isolated in their rooms and Tokyo 2020 is delivering meals to them".

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In total ten new cases connected to the Olympics were announced on Sunday, with media, contractors and Games personnel returning positive tests.
Another 15 new cases were reported on Saturday, with organisers continuing to insist they can hold a “safe and secure” event.
"Athletes who are coming to Japan are probably very worried. I understand that,” Games boss Seiko Hashimoto said.
"We are doing everything to prevent any Covid outbreaks. If we end up with an outbreak we will make sure we have a plan in place to respond."
Australia’s entire athletics team were forced to isolate on Saturday after a Covid-19 scare in their group.
An inconclusive test sparked a stern reaction from the Australian team, who were all quarantined to their room at their pre-Games training camp in Cairns.
“The subsequent inconclusive test on entering the athletics camp triggered two further, more extensive tests to confirm the staff member’s negative status,” Australian Olympic team chef de mission Ian Chesterman said.

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“Athletics Australia has been working closely with Queensland Health and the staff member has been placed in quarantine, pending a final confirmation of their negative status expected later today.”
With 11,000 athletes expected at the Olympic village, organisers insist the Games can be held safely and not be a super spreader event.
Tokyo is currently under a state of emergency and the Japanese public have failed in attempts to get the Olympics cancelled amid soaring Covid-19 cases.
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