Japan gov't to ask experts whether to declare corona emergency again

The government will hear opinions from health experts soon on whether to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures hit by surging coronavirus cases, taking heed of a request by their governors, officials said Sunday. A panel of infectious disease and other experts will likely discuss details such as which areas should be put under a state of emergency and for how long, after examining the current state of infections and medical systems, according to the officials. Japan is struggling to curb coronavirus cases. Tokyo reported 816 new infections on Sunday, after the daily…

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