Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is back on the wires this Wednesday, via Reuters, urging citizens to refrain from leaving the Japanese capital where possible.
Meanwhile, the Asian Nikkei Review reported that the Tokyo coronavirus panel raised the infection alert to the highest level.
The panel reaffirmed that circumstances are “clearly different” from the first wave of the outbreak seen a few months back.
Earlier today, the Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said that the COVID-19 infection state has not developed into a major wave yet.
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