Postponing the Olympics will be premature: Thomas Bach
"We are considering different scenarios, but we are contrary to many other sports organisations or professional leagues in that we are four-and-a-half months away from the Games. For us, postponement wouldn't be responsible now and it would be premature to start speculation," Bach said.
Japan Olympic Committee deputy was tested positive
Earlier this week, Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima was tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tashima revealed that he was traveling since February 28 for several business trips.
"Today, my test result showed positive for the new coronavirus. I have a mild fever. Examinations showed a symptom of pneumonia, but I'm fine," he said in a statement issued by Japan Football Association.