Coronavirus: Japan’s state of emergency ends as cases fall

Published Oct 01 2021 at 12:35 AM GMT
  • Japan’s Covid-19 state of emergency was fully lifted on Friday, making it the first time since April that the entire country is not under the measure to curb infections.
  • The state of emergency, which covered Tokyo and 18 other prefectures, and a quasi-state of emergency ended on Thursday following a steady decline in new cases of the coronavirus nationwide and the easing of the strain on the country’s medical system.
  • Businesses, such as restaurants and theme parks, have prepared for an expected….



  • Published Oct 1, 2021 12:35 AM GMT