Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, October 13 (Reporter Wang Zijiang) According to Japanese media reports, the Nihon University men's volleyball team in Tokyo suffered a large-scale infection last week. A total of 26 players were diagnosed with new crown pneumonia.
Kyodo News quoted a person familiar with the matter as saying that two of the men’s volleyball teams in Japan were tested for fever and were diagnosed on the 8th. After that, 56 of the men’s volleyball teams were tested and another 24 were diagnosed with infection by the 11th , All team activities have been suspended.
The report said that most of the confirmed persons lived in the same building, and other sports team members lived in the building. Fortunately, none of the confirmed persons had serious symptoms, and no other school team members were found to be infected.
Nihon University is a private university located in Chiyoda-ku, central Tokyo, with more than 70,000 students. According to reports, the first player to be diagnosed had participated in a college league game on October 3, but the local health department said that the opposing team has not found anyone infected.
According to statistics, Japan added about 500 new confirmed cases every day for several consecutive days last week. As of the 10th, Tokyo had more than 200 new confirmed cases for 3 consecutive days, and 146 new confirmed cases were confirmed in Tokyo on the 11th. However, the social order in Japan tends to calm down, and the impact of the epidemic on daily life is getting smaller and smaller. In particular, the participation of young people in social activities tends to be active, so the new infections are also mostly young. (Finish)