Tokyo has kept a tentative grip on its outbreak, but the Olympics could change everything | ABC News

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While some regions of Japan are struggling with an influx of serious coronavirus cases, Tokyo has so far kept a tentative grip on its outbreak. But in three weeks, thousands of foreign athletes will descend on a city holding its breath.

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