Japan coronavirus: Theatre resumes in Tokyo amid surge in cases

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    Tokyo confirmed a record 472 coronavirus infections on Saturday and the capital’s governor says a citywide state of emergency may have to be imposed.
    It is a step that has already been taken in Okinawa.
    Infections appear to have originated at a US military base.
    In the midst of the surge in cases, many are welcoming the opening of theatres, but they may not be open for long.
    Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

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