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Pub chain in Japan to test doors and toilets for coronavirus

Watami restaurants to take disinfecting ozone bath with Tokyo outbreak resurgence

Watami's pubs serve a variety of food and drink, including Neapolitan spaghetti, a Japanese comfort food. (Photo by Fumihito Ishizuka)

TOKYO -- One of Japan's biggest operators of izakaya-style casual pubs will swab doorknobs, toilet seats and other surfaces to check for coronavirus in an effort to reassure customers.

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