Tokyo is now Japan’s infection epicentre

Japan has maintained an infection rate lower than many other countries but had to postpone the Olympic Games.

In a city reeling after the decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo is now the epicentre of infections in Japan.

The capital recorded the biggest one-day increase on Wednesday, with at least 40 people testing positive.

Al Jazeera’s Aya Asakura reports.