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Tokyo 2020 eye tighter rules on arrivals after Ugandan COVID-19 positives

June 27, 2021

A nine-member group from Uganda arrived on June 18, with a team coach testing positive on arrival at Narita International Airport, despite reportedly being fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine and testing negative before he landed. The individual was later found to have tested positive for the Delta variant of COVID-19, which is thought to be between 40 to 60 per cent more transmissible. Inside the Games