Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Tokyo’s nightlife districts linked to rise in virus patients in their 30s and 40s

  • Kazuhiro Tateda, who is advising Japan’s government on Covid-19, said infections were spreading in districts like Shinjuku, Ginza and Roppongi
  • Tokyo has seen a spike in cases and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned the country was ‘barely holding the line’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk along a street in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan. Officials say an increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to nightlife in areas such as Shinjuku. Photo: Bloomberg
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