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Signs point to virus resurgence in Tokyo 

  • June 24, 2021
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All papers focused on a growing consensus among health experts that a COVID-19 resurgence appears to be occurring in Tokyo, especially among people in their 20s. The number of new cases in the nation’s capital was 619 yesterday, up 118 from a week ago. This was the first time in almost four weeks for the daily figure to exceed 600. The rolling average of new cases per day increased from a week ago on June 22 for the first time in almost three weeks, up by 8%.  

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