• Japan to add Tokyo, other areas to COVID-19 ‘quasi-emergency' state

    4 days ago - By New York Post

    TOKYO - Japan aims to place Tokyo under a new, month-long “quasi-emergency” state to combat surging COVID-19 case numbers, a minister said on Friday, less than a month after the capital and host of the Summer Olympics lifted a broader state of emergency. In a meeting with experts, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura proposed a month...
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