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Japan to quarantine all visitors from China and South Korea

Two-week rule to hit tourism as Indonesia tightens controls as well

Passengers arriving from China have their temperatures checked at Narita International Airport. (Photo by Rie Ishii)

TOKYO -- Japan will quarantine all visitors from coronavirus-hit China and South Korea at hospitals or other designated facilities before granting them entry permits, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday.

Travelers from the two countries will be required to stay in quarantine for two weeks, effective next Monday.

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