Coronavirus: Tokyo posts record cases; police block Sydney anti-lockdown protest


Newly reported Covid-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, the metropolitan government said, exceeding 4,000 for the first time and overshadowing the Games.The record comes a day after Japan decided to extend states of emergency to three prefectures near Tokyo and the western prefecture of Osaka to the end of August in light of the recent spike in infections.Amid intensifying concerns, Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they had revoked…

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