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Coronavirus

Japan to extend COVID-19 emergency, set road map to lift curbs

Hospitals remain under pressure despite falling infections

Many restaurants remain closed in Tokyo as the COVID-19 state of emergency continues.   © Kyodo

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government is set to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency again for Tokyo and many other areas Thursday, as hospitals remain under strain despite a falling number of infections, while charting a road map for easing restrictions for when most of the population is vaccinated.

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