Visitors at Nankin-machi in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The country is contemplating allowing asymptomatic Covid patients to leave isolation. Photo: Bloomberg/File
Visitors at Nankin-machi in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The country is contemplating allowing asymptomatic Covid patients to leave isolation. Photo: Bloomberg/File
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Coronavirus: Japan mulls letting asymptomatic Covid-19 patients go out if mask worn

  • Asymptomatic Covid patients in Japan may be allowed to leave their homes to buy daily necessities, as long as they take precautions, like wearing a mask
  • Currently, those who test positive are required to isolate at home for 10 days if they exhibit symptoms or seven days if they are asymptomatic

Visitors at Nankin-machi in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The country is contemplating allowing asymptomatic Covid patients to leave isolation. Photo: Bloomberg/File
Visitors at Nankin-machi in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The country is contemplating allowing asymptomatic Covid patients to leave isolation. Photo: Bloomberg/File
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