One day before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s new corona19 confirmed more than 5,000.
According to NHK, as of 6:45 pm today, there were 5,397 new cases of COVID-19 in Japan.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases rose to 858,633, and the death toll rose by 6 to 15,121.
The number of new cases in Japan today is the highest since 5,712 on May 20.
In Tokyo, the host city of the Olympics, 1,979 new infections were confirmed, the highest since 2,044 on January 15.
The Japanese government has issued a state of emergency in Tokyo since the 12th in response to the spread of Corona 19, but the rate of increase in the number of confirmed cases is rather fast.
Meanwhile, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced that 87 people have been infected with Corona 19 from the 1st to today (22nd).
YTN Kim Jung-hoe ([email protected])
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