Tokyo Sees Highest COVID Cases Since May, State of Emergency Expected During Olympics

Posted on AllSides July 7th, 2021
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Tokyo has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases, hitting a two-month high that makes the possibility of the Japanese government declaring a new state of emergency during the Tokyo Olympics almost certain.

On Wednesday, 920 new cases were reported in Tokyo, which is up from 714 on last Wednesday. It's the highest number of new cases since May 13, when 1,010 were reported.

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