Japan to expand state of emergency as COVID-19 cases spike in country

Jul 31, 2021, 09:50 PM(IST) WION Video Team
Japan said on Friday it will expand states of emergency to three prefectures near Tokyo and Osaka, as COVID-19 cases spike in the capital and across the country. Japan saw new COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000 for two days in a row, while Tokyo cases broke records for three days in a row through Thursday. Currently, the state of emergency is in force in five cities in Japan.
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