Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: Japan declares state of emergency, 18 Tokyo doctors infected after dinner party

  • Local governors in Tokyo and six other parts of the country can now enforce stricter measures as Covid-19 infections rise
  • The trainee doctors at Keio University Hospital defied requests not to socialise in groups, with 99 of them now in self-isolation

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a parliamentary session in Tokyo, before declaring a state of emergency in the capital and other big cities in view of a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo
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