COVID-19 jeopardizes medal hopes for some Olympic athletes in Beijing

Posted by on February 4, 2022 1:22 pm
Categories: US National Stories

A worker prepares to administer a COVID-19 test at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Wednesday. So far, 111 athletes and officials have tested positive for the virus at the Olympics, including from people arriving at the airport.

All the training in the world can’t help COVID-positive athletes test negative faster. Even with strict protocols in place, athletes risk missing events as the infections rise inside the Games bubble.

(Image credit: Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

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