The covid-19 positive athlete is an asymptomatic carrier having been isolated in accordance with the guidelines in the playbook. He is a close contact of the athlete previously found positive in the closed-loop early this month.
Zhao Weidong, a director of the BOCOG, said that the games can only be successful when all participants will take responsibility for following the playbook in Covid-19 prevention and control, reports Xinhua.
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The closed-loop system plays a vital role in protecting the health and safety of more than 2,000 participants from across the world who have arrived in the city to join the test events of Beijing 2022.
The daily PCR tests, disinfection, and other Covid-19 countermeasures specified in the Playbook have been proved effective in the test events so far, he added.
The 24th edition of the Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing from February 4-20, 2022.