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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “COVID restrictions to be extended in several Japanese cities” – below is their description.
Coronavirus restrictions have been extended in Japan’s capital just 77 days before the scheduled start of the Olympics.
A state of emergency was due to end in four days in Tokyo, but cases are still surging.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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