Concern grows as Tokyo COVID-19 cases spike ahead of Olympics

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    Concern is growing in Tokyo as COVID-19 cases spike ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games, set to begin Friday. There have been more than 70 infections linked to those involved with the Games.

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