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New South Wales, the largest state in Australia, has recorded its first Covid case for a month, health officials said.
It is understood that the case, a man in his 50s living in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, has not travelled overseas in recent times and he does not work in a hotel quarantine, border or health role.
Tokyo could be be placed under extended lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus less than three months before the city hosts the Olympic Games, according to local media reports.
The Japanese capital and other cities including Osaka and Kyoto were placed into emergency lockdown on 25 April and were expected to emerge from restrictions next Tuesday, 11 May.