A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA
A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA

Threat of Covid-19 spreading grows at Tokyo Olympics with three infections at athletes village. What happened to 85 per cent vaccination rate pledge?

  • More than a dozen Olympic-related positive tests have been recorded in Tokyo since visitors started arriving for the 2020 Games, including a first case at the Athletes Village
  • Singapore’s NTU professor Fabian says 70 to 80 per cent vaccination rate is usually enough to achieve herd immunity within a population

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA
A tourist ship cruises past the Olympic Village buildings in Tokyo, where the first Covid-19 case was detected on Saturday. Photo: EPA
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