Pedestrians wearing protective face masks are seen walking in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks are seen walking in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Japan’s cases drop as other parts of Asia rebound

  • Japan has fewer than one Covid-19 case per million, while countries like South Korea see record infections. A Japanese subvariant may explain why
  • Elsewhere, cases are spreading among Sydney’s bars and clubs, while Australia’s Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce tested positive while travelling in the US

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks are seen walking in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks are seen walking in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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