Tragic, the coronavirus outbreak at a sumo stable in Tokyo after infected 19 people on Thursday. At that time, a trainee became sick last week and tested positive, prompting the stable to test everyone who had been in contact with him
As cited from Tokyo News, a tournament will go ahead this week as planned but the Japan Sumo Association said one wrestler and 18 trainees at the Tamanoi stable have tested positive for the virus.
As a result, 12 of those infected sent to the hospital with minor symptoms, while seven others with no symptoms are being isolated at the stable.
In May 2020, 28-year-old sumo after contracting coronavirus, and it becomes the sport’s first Covid-19 fatality.
This incident came to light as Japan eases restrictions with signs that its second wave of coronavirus infections may be over.
Last Friday, Tokyo decided to lower its warning level and there has been discussion about loosening restrictions on attendance at sports events