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Japan set to extend Tokyo state of emergency to Sept. 12

Affected areas to be expanded to Hyogo, Fukuoka and five other prefectures

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters after a meeting with ministers on pandemic policy on Aug. 16. 

TOKYO -- Japan plans to extend the state of emergency in cities including Tokyo until Sept. 12 and expand the declaration to seven additional prefectures.

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