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Olympics IOC chief Thomas Bach, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike to meet as COVID cases rise 

Times Now | 15/07/2021 11:33 AM | Click to read full article

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike were set to meet on Thursday, the metropolitan government said, as COVID-19 cases hit a six-month high in the host city.

Just over a week before the July 23 opening ceremony, Tokyo reported 1,149 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, its highest daily tally since Jan. 22.