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Japan looks to waive airport COVID tests for vaccinated travelers

Government to secure testing capacity after entry cap is lifted to 20,000 per day

 A traveler from overseas goes through an entry screening, including a COVID-19 test, at Kansai International Airport in Osaka. (Photo by Tomoki Mera)

TOKYO -- The Japanese government is considering exempting certain inbound travelers from the COVID-19 test now required at ports of entry, starting as early as June, Nikkei has learned.

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