People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo
People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo

In Japan, discontent brews at PM Suga’s economic policies as Covid-19 cases keep rising

  • PM Yoshihide Suga has continued to push the Go To Travel campaign even as daily infections have been exceeding 2,000 recently
  • In the hotspot of Sapporo city, some elderly residents say the government seems to have prioritised economic plans over health concerns

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo
People seen in face masks in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Covid-19 cases have been fast rising. Photo: Kyodo
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