A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Japan weighs cost of Tokyo lockdown and Wagyu beef coupons for households

  • Officials have dismissed growing calls for Shinzo Abe to declare a state of emergency to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak
  • Politicians want the government to include coupons for domestic produce such as Wagyu beef in its stimulus package for households and businesses

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
A security guard stands on a bridge on the River Meguro to warn visitors to avoid crowds in Tokyo, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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