Covid

Japan’s Daily Covid Infections Top 100,000 For First Time – Yomiuri

 

Daily coronavirus infections in Japan exceeded 100,000 on Thursday for first time since the pandemic began, The Japan News reported, citing its Japanese-language sister paper Yomiuri Shimbun.

Infections in Japan have surged since the start of the year as the Omicron variant has taken hold. About a fifth of the cases are in Tokyo.

Read the full report: The Japan News

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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