A near-deserted Naha Airport is seen on January 8 amid a coronavirus outbreak in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
A near-deserted Naha Airport is seen on January 8 amid a coronavirus outbreak in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: Japan extends non-resident foreigner ban to February-end; Singapore’s Covid-19 level ‘very high’, US says

  • Japan has seen infection rates shoot up in some areas over the past few days, with record outbreaks around US military bases prompting a tightening of controls
  • Elsewhere, Myanmar accuses US embassy of violating health protocols, Thailand adds more regions to its ‘tourism sandbox’, and Australia’s health system creaks

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A near-deserted Naha Airport is seen on January 8 amid a coronavirus outbreak in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
A near-deserted Naha Airport is seen on January 8 amid a coronavirus outbreak in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
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