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Olympics-Italian NOC president positive for COVID, isolating in Beijing

Italy’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) president Giovanni Malago has tested positive for COVID-19 in Beijing and is isolating in a dedicated facility in the Chinese capital ahead of the Games, the Italian team said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
The 62-year-old businessman is “totally asymptomatic” a spokesman said, but was isolating under medical observation after the test conducted at his hotel.
According to the report sport gets underway on Wednesday, two days before the official opening of the Beijing Olympics.
Malago heads the organising committee of the next Winter Olympics in 2026 in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, read the report.
Earlier, Chinese authorities said that growing COVID cases were “within controllable range”.The post Olympics-Italian NOC president positive for COVID, isolating in Beijing first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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