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Japan declared a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures on Friday amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence ahead of the Olympics in July.
Japan on Friday declared a state of emergency to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence, the third since the pandemic began. The measures in parts of Japan, including Tokyo, have so far failed to curb infections caused by a more contagious new variant of the virus.
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Pittsburgh Pirates (9-10, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (6-11, fifth in the AL Central)
Milwaukee Brewers (11-7, first in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (9-9, second in the NL Central)