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As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency

Credit: Reuters- Published on April 3, 2020
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday that Japan declaring a national state of coronavirus emergency would send a "strong message" that could help dodge an explosive outbreak, her most explicit nudge so far for the government to make the call.
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Published on April 2, 2020 -  00:32
Japan Straddles The Line Of A State Of Emergency
The rate of coronavirus infections in Japan continue to rise every day. Japan’s top government spokesperson said the country is on the brink of a state of emergency. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said controlling the virus is a top priority. According to Reuters, he said the government would do β€œwhatever is needed” to minimize the economic impact. A nationwide poll revealed a pessimistic outlook among manufacturers because of COVID-19.

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