Copa America: 12 Venezuelans test positive for COVID

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    Several members, including players and staff, of football delegations to the Copa America football tournament have tested positive for coronavirus.

    Despite this, the 10-nation event is due to kick off on Sunday in Brasilia.

    Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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