Coronavirus: Japan hits record cases as it reconsiders ‘isolate at home’ policy


Japan’s daily total of Covid-19 cases surpassed 14,000 on Wednesday, setting another record just days after hitting the previous high, as concerns grew over the strain on the medical system in Tokyo, where the Olympic Games are being held.The capital, struggling to contain a resurgence of the coronavirus despite being under its fourth pandemic state of emergency since July 12, confirmed a record 4,166 daily coronavirus cases. Ten other prefectures, including neighbouring Saitama and Chiba, also…

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