Tourists seen wearing masks at Asakusa district, downtown of Tokyo on March 5, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Japan’s quarantine rules for Hong Kong, China, South Korea dismissed as ‘too late’

  • Visitors from China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Macau will now be quarantined for two weeks, and people in Japan are either relieved or unimpressed
  • Complaints over a lack of testing sparked fears Japan is trying to give the impression that infection rates are still relatively low
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Tourists seen wearing masks at Asakusa district, downtown of Tokyo on March 5, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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