Japan surpasses the threshold of one million cases of coronavirus in full Olympic Games in Tokyo

Japan has surpassed the barrier of one million cases of coronavirus this Friday, amid a rebound in infections that has led the capital, Tokyo, to register maximum numbers of positives during the last days, in the middle of the celebration of the Games Olympic

The Tokyo Mayor’s Office has notified 4,515 cases of coronavirus this Friday, the second highest figure to date, after the city surpassed the 5,000 contagion barrier for the first time on Thursday, as reported by the Japanese news agency Kiodo .

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has stressed that the epidemiological situation will be addressed on Sunday during a meeting with the organizers of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to determine if the latter are held without an audience.

To date, the Olympics, which kicked off on July 23, have been held largely without spectators or with limited seating to try to contain the spread of the cases. The Paralympic Games will start on August 24,

Despite this, Suga stressed that “he is not of the opinion that the Tokyo Olympics are the main cause of the spread of the virus”, attributed in part to the delta variant, detected for the first time in India, before highlighting that the authorities are considering new measures to deal with the situation.

Japanese authorities on Wednesday decided to expand the state of emergency to eight other prefectures – Aichi, Fukushima, Gunma Ibaraki, Kumamoto, Shizuoka, Shiga and Tochigi – after Suga acknowledged that “infections are spreading at an unprecedented level. precedents in the (Tokyo) metropolitan area and elsewhere. “

Leave a Reply

Discover

Sponsor

spot_imgspot_img

Latest

Ayatollah Khamenei calls for “revenge” against Trump and threatens to bomb him wherever he is

The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Friday called for "revenge" against former US President Donald Trump and published a photograph on...

Orange County Government Announces Vision 2050

Reimagining the County. Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Government is announcing Vision 2050, which is a new comprehensive plan for smart, thriving and healthy...

Cancellation of wet feet / dry feet stopped drastically crossing rafts

The cancellation last January of the US policy of "wet feet / dry feet" stopped the crossing of rafts in the Florida Strait, according...

Fauci warns that mid-January “could be a really dark time” for the US due to the pandemic

The main person in charge of the fight against the coronavirus in the United States, Anthony Fauci, has warned this Monday that, although the...

Julio Iglesias: “I am still a guerrilla of life, from beginning to end”

Julio Iglesias confessed today excited Efe, after knowing that he will receive the honorary award of the Recording Academy, which remains a "guerrilla of...
%d bloggers like this: