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Japan braces for coronavirus spike amid domestic travel campaign

WorldNews Thursday, 30 July 2020
Japan braces for coronavirus spike amid domestic travel campaignTOKYO — Japan is bracing for a surge in the number of coronavirus infections after new daily cases exceeded 1,000 for the first time, a week after the start of a national travel campaign to revive the tourism industry. The country had 1,264 new cases on Wednesday, according to a tally by national broadcaster NHK, surpassing the previous record of 981, with infections spreading rapidly not only in Tokyo, but also in other regions including remote islands. Northern Japan’s Iwate prefecture, which had been the last-remaining prefecture free from...
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