A street in Tokyo's Shinjuku area is crowded with people on Sunday, June 14. The metropolitan government confirmed that a number of new coronavirus infections were linked to the city’s nightlife district. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo reports jump in coronavirus cases, many linked to nightclubs

  • The Japanese capital saw 47 new Covid-19 cases, with 18 linked to nightlife establishments in Shinjuku. This is the biggest daily jump since May 5
  • Japan’s state of emergency declaration was lifted on May 25, and authorities are working to prevent a second wave of infections in the nightclub district
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A street in Tokyo's Shinjuku area is crowded with people on Sunday, June 14. The metropolitan government confirmed that a number of new coronavirus infections were linked to the city’s nightlife district. Photo: Kyodo
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