Japanese capital sees more than 100 new coronavirus cases Thursday, most in 2 months

first_imgAs infections surpass the city government’s initial target, two weeks into its final phase of loosening of virus curbs, officials have repeatedly said they see no need to declare a new state of emergency.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters he didn’t think the conditions for issuing a fresh state of emergency were met.”We’ll continue to pay attention to the infection situation in the area with a sense of urgency, and work to both prevent spreading of infection and support economic activity,” he said.Officials have also said the medical system can handle existing infections and that increased testing partly explains the rise in confirmed cases. Topics : Despite more cases in Tokyo, Japan, with about 19,000 cases and 976 deaths, has reported a lower overall rate of infection than many countries.More than 10.7 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and over 515,00​0 have died, according to a Reuters tally.This week, the Tokyo government said it would move away from numerical targets in favor of more reliance on expert advice to rein in the virus and avert more economic damage.center_img Tokyo confirmed 107 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, a Tokyo government official said, the highest daily tally in two months in the city at the center of Japan’s outbreak.The jump comes after the city of 14 million had initially sought to hold new daily cases at fewer than 20 after the government lifted a state of emergency on May 25, only to see its tally consistently exceed 50 over the past week.Tokyo’s daily count last topped 100 on May 2. On Wednesday, it confirmed 67 new cases.last_img read more

Barcelona hunt for Lautaro Martinez

first_img The Spanish giants want to sign a striker that could replace injured Luis Suarez and according to TNT Sports, they are prepared to pay £100m for his services.Advertisement Loading… Barcelona are reportedly in the hunt for Manchester United transfer target Lautaro Martinez. Promoted ContentWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Top 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesThe Best Cars Of All Time2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More Speaking on Monday, Barca boss Quique Setien admitted that he is on the lookout for a new central striker, but he was cautious not to give away much about the club’scurrent position. Read Also:Barca put off Lautaro Martinez’s €100m price tag He said: ”It’s true we’re speaking about it. But we still have to move things on a little bit. It’s an issue I still can’t answer and I am not going to do so”. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more