BEIJING: A total of 32 new COVID-19 infections was found among Olympic Games-related personnel on Feb. 1, the organising committee of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics said on Wednesday.

Fifteen were among new airport arrivals, it said on the Games' official website, with 17 in the "closed loop" bubble that separates all event personnel from the public.

A total of nine infections were among athletes or team officials, with three found at the airport and six in the bubble.

(Reporting by Roxanne Liu in Beijing and Shivani Singh in Singapore; Editing by Clarence Fernandez) ((; (8610)6627-1277; Reuters Messaging: