January 19, 2021
General News

What does a new state of emergency mean for Japan?

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The month-long declaration is not nationwide. It affects four neighbouring areas that account for much of the rise in Japan’s caseload: Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama. The region, known as greater Tokyo, is home to more than 36 million people and accounts for a third of Japan’s GDP.