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Tokyo records a new infection record after lifting the state of emergency

June 28, 2020

For the second time in a row, the Japanese capital Tokyo has set a new record of daily infections this Sunday since the lifting of the state of emergency in late May: a total of 60 new cases, three more than on Saturday.

The city has passed the 50 daily infection threshold for five days after outbreaks of outbreaks have been identified in its nightlife areas that reactivated the spread of the virus after the containment phase ended on May 25.

However, Japanese minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is responsible for responding to the coronavirus, has assured that there is currently no need to restore the state of emergency.

Tokyo records a new infection record after lifting the state of emergencyTokyo records a new infection record after lifting the state of emergency

The minister has assured that the government will analyze data from each prefecture to identify relationships in new cases between regions and possible group infections, but has assured that the national medical system is more than able to treat all coronavirus patients.

The country has registered 18,197 cases and 969 deaths since the pandemic was declared.