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Japan’s new COVID-19 infections top 60,000 for first time – FNN – Metro US

Japan’s new COVID-19 infections top 60,000 for first time – FNN

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 pandemic in Tokyo
FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 pandemic in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s daily count of new COVID-19 infections surpassed 60,000 for the first time on Tuesday, broadcaster FNN said.

The government is poised to expand infection control measures to try to contain the spread of the Omicron variant.

(Reporting by Rocky Swift; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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