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Seven NJPW Wrestlers Test Positive For COVID-19, Paul Heyman Note

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NJPW announced on Saturday that seven of their wrestlers that were tested on May 4th have tested positive for COVID-19. The positive tests came following the Wrestling Dontaku event in Fukuoka.

The company announced that two wrestlers who arrived at the show with a fever were immediately tested and the tests came back positive. That led to a decision to test the entire roster, which led to five more positive tests. The promotion says that everyone who tested positive are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms.

The company recently postponed two Wrestle Grand Slam shows (May 15 in Yokohama Stadium) and (May 29 in the Tokyo Dome).


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