https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-election-tokyo-vote-idUSKBN24600T

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Voters in Tokyo went to the polls on Sunday to elect their governor, with incumbent Yuriko Koike forecast to clinch a victory, as Japan’s capital struggles with rebounding coronavirus infections and prepares for next year’s Olympics. FILE PHOTO: Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks at a news conference on Tokyo?s response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato. Cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 rose for a fourth straight day to a two-month high of 131 on Saturday, the third day in a row over 100. The metropolis accounts for 11% of Japan’s population, but has represented half of the country’s daily infections in recent weeks. Full story

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