The All Japan Judo Federation [JEN] announced on July 12 that Soya Nakazato, 62, a senior managing director, was infected with the new coronavirus.
He had fever on the 5th and had a PCR test on the 8th. Zenjuren has been infected by staff working at the secretariat in the Kodokan in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, and this is the ninth person.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare defines a “cluster of infected people” as “a case where five or more infected people are found in one place”. "I'm sorry for the inconvenience. I'd like to concentrate on the treatment for the time being and try to recover."
Zenjuren took measures such as closing the secretariat in principle from March 30, but held a meeting at the secretariat on the 31st. Managing Director Nakazato was present. By April 11, 24 of 38 staff had developed symptoms such as fever, and 18 had undergone PCR. One was confirmed negative, and eight are currently waiting for test results. [Joint]