Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario theaters facing “arbitrary and unreasonable” reopening restrictions; Tokyo records most virus cases in two months

The last Coronavirus news from Canada and around the world on Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:40 am: California will require masks to be worn in schools when classrooms open this fall, despite new guidelines released Friday by the …

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Toyota and Mitsubishi Chemical use IBM quantum computer

Nikkei has learned that a group of Japanese companies, including Tokyo-Toyota, have started using IBM quantum computers and are looking for new ways to apply next-generation computers for industrial purposes. Toyota, Mitsubishi Chemical and 10 other companies plan to jointly use quantum computers for commercial purposes. One possibility is to …

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Tokyo to enter new state of emergency for six weeks

Prime Minister Suga announced Thursday that Tokyo will enter its fourth Covid-19 state of emergency on Monday, July 12. Kyodo News reports. The restrictions are expected to last until August 22 – two weeks after the end of the Tokyo Olympics. The move comes after a recent spike in infections …

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WATCH: Jordan Thompson Road to Tokyo Media Session

History links CINCINNATI –Former University of Cincinnati volleyball star Jordan Thompson has met the media to discuss his route to Tokyo and his selection for the United States Olympic volleyball team. At just 24, she is one of the youngest members of the United States volleyball team and one of …

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