A Covid-19 testing facility in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
A Covid-19 testing facility in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo

As Covid-19 cases rise in Japan, anger grows in Okinawa at US military personnel

  • The prefecture is mulling emergency measures as the Omicron variant is fuelling a sixth wave of Covid-19 infections
  • With many new cases linked to personnel at US bases, Okinawa’s governor has requested that the US military confine its troops until the outbreak is contained

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Covid-19 testing facility in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
A Covid-19 testing facility in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. Photo: Kyodo
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