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Japan: Shops close as Tokyo registers record daily number of coronavirus cases01:28

Japan: Shops close as Tokyo registers record daily number of coronavirus cases

Japan, Tokyo
March 28, 2020 at 10:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tokyo closed shops and public parks, and advised residents to stay at home after a record daily number of 50 new coronavirus cases in the city.

Footage filmed in a shopping centre on Saturday shows closed businesses and warning signs.

Japan has reported nearly 1,500 cases of the novel coronavirus with at least 49 deaths from the disease.

Japan: Shops close as Tokyo registers record daily number of coronavirus cases01:28
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Tokyo closed shops and public parks, and advised residents to stay at home after a record daily number of 50 new coronavirus cases in the city.

Footage filmed in a shopping centre on Saturday shows closed businesses and warning signs.

Japan has reported nearly 1,500 cases of the novel coronavirus with at least 49 deaths from the disease.

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