The Asahi Shimbun
June 6, 2020 at 17:57 JST
The Tokyo metropolitan government’s building in Shinjuku Ward is lit up in red June 2 to signify that the capital is at risk of a second wave of COVID-19 infections. (Kazuhiro Nagashima)
Tokyo confirmed 26 new cases of COVID-19 infection on June 6, the sixth day in a row of double-digit figures.
The latest count brings total novel coronavirus infections in the capital to 5,369.
A “Tokyo alert” issued June 2 urges residents to be especially vigilant about a second wave of infections.
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