Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: German embassy criticises Japan’s case figures as expats question Tokyo’s approach

  • Japan’s official numbers on those infected by the novel coronavirus ‘cannot be believed’, according to the embassy
  • The foreign ministry declined to comment on the matter, but foreigners in the country are worried about potential government misinformation

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Masked people stop on a bridge to photograph cherry blossoms in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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