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Japan extends state of emergency to 7 more prefectures

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The expanded state of emergency will include Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Aichi, Gifu and Tochigi prefectures.

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JAPAN extended a state of emergency declared for the Tokyo area last week to seven more prefectures on Wednesday amid a steady rise in Covid-19 cases, while a survey by public broadcaster NHK showed most people want to cancel or delay the Summer Olympics.

The move comes after...

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