Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo

Tokyo Olympics: Covid-19 cases linked to Games now 148; PM Yoshihide Suga’s support falls

  • Tokyo 2020 organisers said three of the 16 new cases were athletes, while the Dutch rowing team is isolating after coronavirus cases in its camp
  • Meanwhile, a Nikkei survey found just 34 per cent support for the prime minister, who had hoped to contain the virus for a successful Games

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks on the phone with judo gold medallist Naohisa Takato on Sunday. Suga’s approval rating is at the lowest point since he took office last September. Photo: Kyodo
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