Tokyo Olympics: Japan may soon see the highest single-day positive cases


Corona cases in Tokyo have shot up to a record high only 4 days after the start of the ‘Tokyo Olympics’.

Tokyo detailed 2,848 new cases. It’s a most elevated everyday figure to date. The daily count of the positive cases was over 7,000 which was the highest after May 12. Crawling nearer to Japan’s high of around 8,000 cases in a single day reported in January. The quantity of Coronavirus cases at the Games has ascended to 155 after seven additional individuals, including two athletes.

Cases have likewise been mounting in the territories adjoining Tokyo, like Kanagawa and Chiba, reported by Kyodo News. Specialists are cautioning that the Delta strain, which first came in India, may cause a disturbing flood in cases that could top around the first week of August, few days before the Olympics end, the report said.

“We’re worried about the ascent and with the emergency. However, We are taking measures to secure maximum emergency beds for Coronavirus patients”, said Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.

Japan’s Covid-19 count currently remains at 875,506, including 15,137 passing’s, as per official figures.

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