Correspondents around the world

A strong resurgence of Covid-19 expected this summer in the world

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In Japan (here Tokyo), the increase in Covid-19 cases is forcing the country to curb the arrival of foreign tourists.

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By: Claire Bargelès Follow |

Marie-Line Darcy |

Nadia Blétry Follow |

Frederic Charles

1 min

Overview of the Covid-19 pandemic which has now lasted two and a half years in the world, while a new wave is expected during the summer.

In Japan, contamination is on the rise again and is preventing the country from opening up fully to tourists again.

In South Africa, as the fifth wave of the epidemic has just ended, life is trying to resume its course.

In Europe, Portugal is the first country to have been affected by this wave of the beginning of the summer and the cases are currently on the decline.

While in Greece, the Covid-19 figures are increasing with 20,000 new cases per day crossed this week.

  • Japan

  • South Africa

  • Portugal

  • Greece

  • Coronavirus