Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters
Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: coronavirus largely contained among athletes, as cases surge in Japan

  • Only 24 athletes are among the 276 Covid-19 cases linked to the 2020 Olympic Games, while the broader Tokyo population has seen a surge in cases
  • Elsewhere, Australian troops hit Sydney’s streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown and virus hotspot Indonesia said its wave is subsiding

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters
Commuters wearing face masks arrive at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on Monday morning. While there are relatively few cases among athletes, infections are surging among the broader Tokyo population. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE