× Sports Football Rugby Olympics Volleyball and Handball Cricket Boxing Golf Hockey Tennis Gossip & Rumours World Cup 2018 Basketball Athletics Sports Premier League Eliud Kipchoge Women in Sports Unique Sports Opinion Motorsport Videos Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
SPORTS

Covid tests: Providing saliva sample is the norm- Tokyo notebook day 2

Security staff stand guard at the entrance of the Athletes Village, where a person has tested positive for COVID-19, ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan July 17, 2021. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 organisers are taking no chances in the fight to prevent Covid-19 spread at the games.

While they have made sure that all the protocols are adhered to, they have also ensured that testing is a regular process like many have found out here.

 Starting starts at the airport on arrival as you are required to give out your saliva sample on arrival. At various Games arena and media centres, there are also a number of collection points for samples.

So apart from carrying the necessary tools for our work here, we also carry test tubes where we will put our saliva samples and drop them when we can at the collection centres.

No time to have your mouth dry here as you must provide some saliva sample.

Share this story
Tokyo Notebook Day 2: Tergat is still recognised by many
National Olympic Committee-Kenya President Paul Tergat is still a popular face at the Olympics and many are able to pick him out, never mind the fact
Rhonex Kipruto replaces Geoffrey Kamworor in 10,000 metres Olympics team
He joins Rodgers Kwemoi and Weldon Kipkurui for a face-off with Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei on Friday.
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback