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Amid rise in cases, Japan rethinks carefree attitude to Covid-19

By France24
30 April 2020   |   12:27 pm
In Japan, where authorities have neither carried out mass testing of the population nor imposed a lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases is now on the rise. Even though a state of emergency was imposed on April 7 and social distancing was already a way of life before the pandemic, many Japanese are continuing to go to work, while many shops, restaurants and bars remain open. Today, concern is spreading across the archipelago. Our correspondents report from Tokyo.

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