First Paralympics participant hospitalised with Covid

Japan hospitalises first Paralympics participant with Covid-19

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics opened on Tuesday

A girl runs past Olympic rings and the logo of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games amid the coronavirus disease. Credit: Reuters File Photo

One non-resident participant in the Paralympic Games has been hospitalised with non-severe symptoms of Covid-19, Kyodo News said on Thursday, citing the Games' organising committee.

It is the first hospitalisation of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, which opened on Tuesday.

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