Tokyo confirms 48 new COVID-19 cases amid concerns of virus’ resurgence

  • Tokyo confirms 48 new COVID-19 cases amid concerns of virus’ resurgence
  • The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday confirmed 48 new cases of coronavirus infections in the capital as experts gear up for a possible resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the metropolitan area following a spike in cases the previous day, officials said Monday evening.
  • Of Monday’s newly confirmed cases, the officials said 23 of them are related to a downtown entertainment area in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district, with 20 of them associated with the same host club in the area testing positive for the virus.
  • For the time being, however, Japan’s minister for economic revitalization, Yasutoshi Nishimura, said Monday that no changes would be made at this juncture, despite the sudden spike in infections.

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