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China reports jump in Covid cases among Olympic athletes, officials 

Business Standard | 29/01/2022 06:40 PM | Click to read full article

Daily COVID-19 infections among athletes and team officials at the Beijing Winter Olympics jumped to 19 on Friday from two a day earlier, as Games organizers warned of more cases in coming days.

Including the athletes and officials, 36 Games-related personnel were found to be infected - 29 when they arrived at the Beijing airport and seven already in the "closed-loop" bubble that separates event personnel from the public, the organizing committee said in a statement on Saturday.