This intersection is normally very busy. But the Tokyo metropolitan government asked residents to stay at home over the weekend as a preventive measure against a surge of new infections of coronavirus. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire
This intersection is normally very busy. But the Tokyo metropolitan government asked residents to stay at home over the weekend as a preventive measure against a surge of new infections of coronavirus. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire

Australia, Japan lead Asia-Pacific rally on rising hopes lockdowns may work against the coronavirus

  • Hotspot areas – the US, Spain and Italy – saw declines in daily deaths over weekend
  • Hang Seng climbs 2.2 per cent, with new economy stocks outperforming

This intersection is normally very busy. But the Tokyo metropolitan government asked residents to stay at home over the weekend as a preventive measure against a surge of new infections of coronavirus. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire
This intersection is normally very busy. But the Tokyo metropolitan government asked residents to stay at home over the weekend as a preventive measure against a surge of new infections of coronavirus. Photo: SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire
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