Tokyo daily COVID-19 cases double on week earlier to 1,429


People wearing face masks pass Shibakoen Station during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Tokyo, Japan, July 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) – Tokyo reported 1,429 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, almost double the number on the same day a week earlier, as infection spreads in the Japanese capital which is currently hosting the Olympic Games.

Reporting by Sam Nussey
Editing by Christian Radnedge

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