Daily test for athletes at Olympic Games

Daily test for athletes at Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has  unveiled the second version of the playbook for athletes and officials, which outline the rules participants at the Games must adhere to.

The daily saliva testing for athletes and all those with close proximity to competitors will "minimise the risk of undetected positive cases that could transmit the virus", organisers said in a joint statement following a five-party meeting between Tokyo 2020, the IOC, IPC, Japanese Government and Tokyo Metropolitan Government. 

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