Another member of the first batch of Uganda Olympic team has tested positive for Covid-19 in Japan.
The unidentified member becomes the second member to test positive for the global pandemic after Bombers head coach Patrick Lihanda.
The development was confirmed on Wednesday by the Uganda Olympic Committee Secretary General and Chef De Mission Tokyo 2020
“Today we have learnt that a second member of our Team Uganda has tested positive for Covid-19.”
The member is asymptomatic and being looked after by the health authorities in Izumisano city.”
The rest of the team is well and continue to acclimatize in
We remain firmly committed and focused on ensuring the safety and wellness of our team and working together with all relevant authorities.” Read a statement
The other members on the team are also quarantined until 3rd July. The delayed global games are scheduled to begin on 23rd July to August 12th 2021 in Japan.