Tokyo’s Covid outbreak adds to doubts over hosting Olympic Games

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Emergency measures expanded to cover more than half of Japan’s population

A dramatic rise in coronavirus cases in Tokyo has reignited speculation about the Olympic Games, which are due to open in the city in just over six months’ time.

Japan widened its coronavirus state of emergency to cover more than half the population on Wednesday as surging infections sparked warnings of intense pressure on hospitals.

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Written by Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies
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Tokyo’s Covid outbreak adds to doubts over hosting Olympic Games

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