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Japan mayor who bit athlete’s Olympic gold medal tests positive for Covid-19

Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura, who has faced a barrage of criticism for suddenly biting an Olympic softball player’s gold medal last month, on Wednesday tested positive for the coronavirus, the local government said.Kawamura, who had apologised for the medal-biting incident that went viral on social media, took the polymerase chain reaction test after his secretary was found to have been infected with the virus on Sunday, according to Nagoya city officials.The 72-year-old mayor has not…

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