Olympics-Organisers report 27 new Games-related COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: A view of queue lines at a collection centre for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) saliva test samples, at the Olympic Main Press Center in Tokyo, Japan, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Olympics organisers on Friday reported 27 new Games-related COVID-19 cases, including three athletes.

The latest daily cases, up from 24 on Thursday, have brought the total Games-linked infections since July 1 to 220.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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