IOC insists “zero” risk of coronavirus spreading from participants amid more Tokyo cases | The World

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    With a little over a week until the Olympics opening ceremony, Tokyo has recorded over 1,100 new coronavirus infections. It’s the 25th straight day of week-on-week infection increases, and is higher than the peak of the capital’s fourth wave. Donna Weeks, a lecturer in Japanese politics at Musashino University, tells The World feelings about the influx of arrivals is mixed.

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