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Japan slowly opens up to foreign tourists: 5 things to know

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A traveler arriving at Narita Airport goes through quarantine procedures on Wednesday. (Photo by Hirofumi Yamamoto)

TOKYO -- As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan is slowly taking steps toward a wider reopening of its borders. Some restrictions will be lifted from Wednesday, and from June 10 tourists will be allowed to enter but only under certain conditions.

Here are five things to know about Japan's border-easing measures:

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