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Trump weighs adding Japan to coronavirus travel restrictions

India, Thailand and cities in China announce measures to limit travelers

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the White House South Lawn on Tuesday.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/NEW DELHI/BEIJING -- U.S. President Donald Trump made clear Tuesday that the administration is considering Japan for the list of destinations subject to travel restrictions over the new coronavirus.

"We're watching Italy very closely, South Korea very closely, even Japan very closely," Trump told reporters on the White House lawn. "And we'll make the right determination at the right time. We've cut it off, as you know, with numerous other countries."

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