A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images
A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Japan recommends extending virus state of emergency four months out from Games

  • Economic revitalisation minister outlines non-mandatory requests for bars, restaurants and businesses to close at 8pm
  • Japan’s Covid-19 cases are slowly decreasing but controlling spread and introducing vaccines key for hosting Games

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images
A man wearing a face mask walks past the Olympic Rings in Tokyo, Japan in January. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images
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