The Japanese Football Association (JFA) said it decided to give up hosting this year’s tournament and is now discussing the matter with FIFA, according to Kyodo News agency.
This is in adherence to the protocols of the Federation of International Football Association on Coronavirus Disease.
Data from the public health agency showed that the South South state recorded 170 new infections on Tuesday.
Thursday saw the highest number of positive cases, at 31, since the Games started officially on July 23.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control made this known via its verified website on Wednesday morning.
Latest data from the UN health agency showed a “substantial” uptick in the Americas and the Western Pacific, which jumped 30 per cent and 25 per cent respectively.
Out of the 69,000 new deaths, most of which were reported in the Americas and south-east Asia, according to the dataset spanning in July 19, to July 25.
As thousands of competitors pour into Japan for the Games, which will largely take place without spectators, the positive test for an unnamed person in the Village heightened worries over biosecurity.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, in a statement on Thursday said that the state had yet to record the new variant of the virus as being reported.
In a statement on Thursday, the institution confirmed that “some students tested positive for COVID-19”.
Broadcasters NHK quoted a city council member as saying that the number of infections is rising steadily again and that the majority of the cases concern young people in their 20s.
Guterres, whose first five-year term began on January 1, 2017 and ends on December 31, 2021, was the sole candidate from the UN’s 193 member states to vie for the top job.
Suga said in parliament that the number of officials, other staff and journalists from outside Japan will be further reduced for the July 23 to August 8 games owing to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The NCDC announced the new figures on its official website on Tuesday.
The high mortality rates of COVID-19 in countries and regions like the US, India, South America, Europe and Asia simply indicate that humanity is grappling with an existential threat.
Chief Ayibaina Duba, Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, announced the development in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Friday.
The data was released by the NCDC on its Twitter handle on Thursday.
It is a move which provides greater financial certainty to clubs at all levels amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control released the data for Saturday shortly before midnight same day on its Twitter handle.