Tokyo authorities announced this Tuesday, July 27, that the city registered 2,848 new cases of COVID-19, which is a record because it is the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic.
This number occurs just when the city hosts the Olympic Games and surpasses the previous record, registered on January 7 when infections reached 2,520. It also comes amid the fourth state of emergency, which will run in Japan's capital until August 22.
“We are concerned because the number of people in serious condition is increasing. Those over 65 infected are 2 percent of the positive. The important thing is that young people get vaccinated as soon as possible, ”said the governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike.
Getty Images.In Japan, only 25.5 percent of the population has received the two doses ...