Tokyo preparing to increase Covid-19 tests when the flu season starts

Tokyo preparing to increase Covid-19 tests when the flu season starts Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The central government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) have been discussing the need to increase coronavirus (Covid-19) tests during the flu season. Obviously, with individuals, families, and businesses being concerned about this angle, it is…

A slight weekly increase in Covid-19 cases in Tokyo

A slight weekly increase in Covid-19 cases in Tokyo Kanako Mita and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times In the last few weeks, the numbers of coronavirus (Covid-19) daily infections have come down in Tokyo from fresh highs in August. Yet, this week, a slight daily increase from the week before is creating concern. Hence, the…

Record heatstroke deaths last month in Tokyo

Record heatstroke deaths last month in Tokyo Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times August in Tokyo culminated with 187 deaths from heatstroke. This is a record number since figures began to be collated in 2007. Therefore, adding to the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the deadly heatstroke also took many lives. In Japan, the rainy…