July 30, 2020

Tokyo asks restaurants, bars to shut early as virus spikes

Tokyo (AFP) – Tokyo’s governor called Thursday for restaurants, bars and karaoke parlours to shut earlier to help contain the coronavirus as the Japanese capital reported a record new number of infections.”The current situation (in Tokyo) is more serious than before,” Yuriko Koike said, citing expert opinions.”There were several clusters in Tokyo… We have no time to waste.”Japan has so far seen a comparatively small overall outbreak, with almost 32,500 infections and just over 1,000 deaths since the country detected its first COVID-19 case in January.But the number of infections has been on …

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