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Streets and parks: Japanese find pubs that COVID cannot close

As fatigue sets in and people look to let loose, local governments crack down

Even outdoors, the risk of infection grows when people drink and talk louder for longer periods of time.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- More Japanese are bringing their drinking habits into parks and onto streets as the coronavirus remains stubbornly aggressive, and bars and restaurants heed local government requests to close early.

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