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Japan declares state of emergency for Tokyo area as Covid cases surge

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Japan has declared a one-month state of emergency in the capital Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures to stem the spread of coronavirus infections.

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JAPAN has declared a one-month state of emergency in the capital Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures to stem the spread of coronavirus infections, as new daily cases surged to a record of more than 7,000 on Thursday.

The government said the emergency would run from Jan 8...

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