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Coronavirus

Amid 'critical 3 weeks' of COVID, Japanese keep going out

Data shows little change in nightlife and tourism despite government pleas

Osaka's Minami district remains busy even as businesses are asked to curtail their hours.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Two weeks after Japan's government called for a focused three-week fight against a resurgent coronavirus outbreak, public behavior has barely budged even as daily case counts continue to set records.

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