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No new Covid case reported among athletes, officials at Winter Olympics

To minimise Covid transmission risks, Beijing 2022 has imposed a "closed loop" system that restricts all Games participants to certain zones in and around venues and accommodation

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Reuters  |  Beijing 

Winter Olympics
Paramedics wearing protective suits to protect from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) watch Chinas ice hockey team during a training session ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the National Indoor Stadium in Beijing (Photo: Reuters)

organisers said on Thursday that zero new COVID-19 cases were detected among athletes and team officials on Feb. 16, the first time no symptomatic infection was found since a daily count was published.



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First Published: Thu, February 17 2022. 10:47 IST