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Tokyo reports 123 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

National Apr 21, 2020

Tokyo reports 123 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 123 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, marking the first rise in four days. That compared with 102 new cases on Monday and the highest single-day cases of 201 last Friday, according to the metropolitan government data. The new cases ...

Northwest China sees return of coronavirus cases

Asia Pacific Apr 21, 2020

Northwest China sees return of coronavirus cases

A northwestern Chinese province on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus reported on Tuesday its first cases in nearly three weeks, all involving travelers from overseas, as imported infections in the rest of China started to ease. Shaanxi province reported 21 new infections from ...

Demand for sewing machines jumps on rise in DIY face masks

Business Apr 21, 2020

Demand for sewing machines jumps on rise in DIY face masks

With supplies of face masks dwindling due to the spread of the coronavirus, many people in Japan have started making their own, boosting sales of sewing machines. Japanese mothers usually buy sewing machines at the end of March to sew fabric bags for their children ...

Nevada approves wagers for two more esports tournaments

More Sports Apr 21, 2020

Nevada approves wagers for two more esports tournaments

Nevada esports gamblers will have one more option in the fall, as the state's Gaming Control Board on Monday approved wagering on ESL One: Rio, a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major tournament. The $2 million event in Rio de Janeiro originally was scheduled for May 11-24, ...