Gov't rethinks "Go To Travel" subsidy program amid virus resurgence

Japan will look at its “Go To Travel” domestic tourism promotion campaign, with a decision to perhaps suspend it for people living in areas where coronavirus infection numbers are climbing set to come later Saturday, a government source said.Following record numbers of virus cases and calls from health experts to halt the government subsidy scheme, the source said late Friday the government has begun thinking of putting certain limits on the program aimed at supporting the virus-hit domestic tourism sector.The discussions come a day after the government’s coronavirus task force proposed review…

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