Japan begins year's 1st day of work as coronavirus continues to spread

Japan’s central and local governments as well as many businesses began the year’s first day of work Monday facing the challenge of dealing with the continued spread of the novel coronavirus. With Tokyo reporting over 1,300 daily cases last Thursday, the highest figure since the start of the pandemic, the capital’s metropolitan government has been tackling surging infections amid deepening concerns over hospital capacity. “We just have to keep doing what we can at each section,” said an official of the Tokyo metropolitan government. Many officials of the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, mean…

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