Daily COVID-19 cases in Japan top 6,000 for first time | The Japan Times

Japan’s daily coronavirus infections totaled 6,004 cases, topping 6,000 for the first time since the start of the outbreak last year, a Kyodo News tally based on official data showed Wednesday, just a day ahead of an expected state of emergency declaration for the Tokyo area.

The latest results, which far exceeded the previous record of 4,916 on Tuesday, came a day before Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to declare another state of emergency in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures.

Source: Daily COVID-19 cases in Japan top 6,000 for first time | The Japan Times