This morning, according to Japanese media reports, as many as 26 players on the Nihon University Volleyball Team in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo have been diagnosed. It is reported that the cause was that two players had a fever and were tested later. On the 8th of this month The official diagnosis, because some of them participated in the league, the time was 3 days, so the team also hurriedly conducted a centralized test. As a result, another 24 players were diagnosed, a total of 26 players. Fortunately, the opponent's team was not diagnosed after testing.
It is reported that most of the athletes live in one building, which is also very stressful, but subsequent tests show that other sports teams have not been diagnosed.
Nihon University is a private school with more than 70,000 students, so once a student is diagnosed, the level of attention is conceivable. This time, 26 people were diagnosed, and the number is quite large, but fortunately, the others have no problems.
The epidemic has had a great impact on Japanese sports. Previously, 11 players and 1 staff member of the Japanese basketball team were diagnosed, and 24 people were diagnosed in the judo event. Among them, the legend of Judo Saburo Matsushita died after the diagnosis. Sumo is also the ace sport of Japanese sports. The sumo wrestler is the tri-dan Samurai of Takada Kawabeya and died after being diagnosed.
Coupled with the impact of the Olympics, the impact of the epidemic on Japanese sports is very large.