Japan has reported a sudden spike in coronavirus cases, every week after rescheduling the Tokyo Olympics.
The nation reported 500 new positive coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the entire of contaminated to five,500 – not together with the 712 cases linked again to the Diamond Princess cruise – with over 100 deaths, in accordance with ABC Information.
The surge comes two days after the Japanese authorities declared a state of emergency, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signing a one-month stay-at-home order for Tokyo and 6 different districts.
Japanese officers have linked the latest enhance in cases to individuals touring into the nation from overseas, whereas additionally admitting that some infections have been untraceable, in accordance with the outlet.
However the sudden spike has led to hypothesis that the federal government had been underreporting cases, with some telling the outlet they believed the federal government wished to maintain the numbers low to keep away from canceling the Olympics.