Tokyo Olympics: host city reports 3,177 new coronavirus cases, a daily record


Follow our live coverage of day five here.Tokyo on Wednesday reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics.The new cases on Wednesday exceeded the previous record of 2,848 set the previous day and brought the total for the Japanese capital to 206,745 since the pandemic began early last year.Tokyo has been under a fourth state of emergency since July 12 ahead of the Olympics, which began last Friday…

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