PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Olympics host Tokyo sees COVID cases surge

Clip: 07/14/2021 | 6m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, COVID-19 cases in Tokyo are higher than any time since May — nine days before it hosts the summer Olympics. In the U.S., federal figures show 93,000 overdose deaths in 2020 — nearly 30% higher than 2019, with Fentanyl a major driver. The European Union unveiled sweeping plans to tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions 55% from 1990 levels this decade.

Aired: 07/14/21

Rating: NR

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