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Japan urges citizens to stay at home to stop COVID-19 spread

Philip Fong, AFP

Posted at Apr 08 2020 09:41 AM

Japan urges citizens to stay at home to stop COVID-19 spread

A passenger wearing a face mask travels on a train in Tokyo on Tuesday evening. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 7 declared a month-long state of emergency in Tokyo and six other parts of the country over a spike in coronavirus cases.