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Japan set to lift all virus emergency steps nationwide

With the lifting, Japan will be entirely free of any emergency requirements for the first time since April.

published on : 28th September 2021

Japan extends virus emergency until end of September

Despite the prolonged emergency, the largely request-based measures have become less effective as the exhausted public ignores them.

published on : 9th September 2021

Japan extends virus emergency until month before Games

Overseas fans have already been barred, in an unprecedented decision as organisers battle to convince Japan's sceptical public that the Games can go ahead and will be safe.

published on : 28th May 2021