A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Japan expands emergency to seven more prefectures as cases rocket

  • The government has urged the public to refrain from non-essential and non-urgent outings even during daytime
  • Meanwhile, a Philippine senator has asked the government to cancel its order for 25 million shots of Sinovac vaccines amid efficacy concerns

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
A visitor stands on Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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