July 29, 2021

Record virus cases in Tokyo as more regions weigh emergency ; Sydney lockdown extended by four weeks

Sydney: Millions of Sydney residents will spend another month in lockdown, authorities announced on Wednesday, citing a still-fast-growing coronavirus outbreak and stubbornly low vaccination rates.Australia’s biggest city had been due to exit five weeks of lockdown on July 30, but the restrictions will now remain in place until August 28 as case numbers continued to climb."I appreciate personally what we’re asking people do for the next four weeks but it is because we want to keep our...