THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
May 21, 2020 at 14:44 JST
More pedestrians are seen out and about in the Dotonbori district of Osaka after a partial relaxation of requests to residents and businesses to remain at home or shorten business hours. (Tatsuo Kanai)
Japan is close to lifting the state of emergency over the novel coronavirus for three prefectures in the Kansai region as the ratio of new infections there has fallen below the standard set by the government to end the declaration. [Read More]
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