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A police officer helping with Japan’s Olympic Torch relay has become the first participant in the event to be diagnosed with COVID-19, organizers said on Thursday.

A man in his 30s tested positive for the virus after working on the relay in Shikoku’s Kagawa Prefecture, Tokyo 2020 said in a statement.

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