• Japan Expands Coronavirus State of Emergency During Olympic Games

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    As coronavirus cases continue to rise at an alarming rate in Japan , Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga expanded emergency measures already in place in Tokyo to four additional regions, Associated Press reports. The new areas under the state of emergency are Saitama, Kanagawa, Chiba and Osaka. As the center of the Olympic Games , Tokyo has been placed under strict rules, including banning spectators at the Olympic events. The newly-included prefectures will be under a state of emergency until Monday, August 31. The expansion of the pre-existing state of emergency comes as Tokyo has...
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