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Two Yomiuri Giants baseball players test positive for coronavirus

They have shown no COVID-19 symptoms but will undergo further PCR exams

Hayato Sakamoto, a shortstop for the Yomiuri Giants, is one of two team players to test positive for the coronavirus.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- The Yomiuri Giants professional baseball team announced on Wednesday that players Hayato Sakamoto and Takumi Ohshiro have tested positive for the coronavirus. It canceled a practice game with the Saitama Seibu Lions scheduled on the same day.

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