Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Nobody knows Japan’s true coronavirus numbers, expert warns as Abe government cops rising backlash

  • Japan has more than 16,500 confirmed infections and some 650 deaths
  • But critics say the actual number could be as much as 10 times higher, with Shinzo Abe’s government widely criticised for its limited testing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan’s nationwide state of emergency ends on May 31, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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