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Tokyo tops 1,300 daily virus cases; warns of possible new emergency

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  TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Tokyo reported over 1,300 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, a daily record, as officials warned that a state of emergency might be needed to tackle spiking cases. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held emergency talks with ministers late Thursday but did not immediately outline plans for any new measures. “The trend is clearly increasing. I regard this as very serious,” Suga told reporters, as he urged people to wear masks, wash […]