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Organisers report 18 new Games-related COVID-19 cases for total of 259 cases

Olympics 2020: from the sidelines

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Olympics organisers on Sunday reported 18 new Games-related COVID-19 cases including one athlete, bringing the total Games-linked number since July 1 to 259.

The government has extended a state of emergency https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/japan-proposes-adding-four-regions-covid-19-emergency-minister-2021-07-29 in the capital and expanded it to neighbouring prefectures.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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