Japan to Maintain Reduced Capacity at Major Athletic and Cultural Events for Another 3 Months

November 12, 2020

TOKYO — Japan’s government will maintain reduced capacity at major athletic and cultural events for another three months amid a resurgence of the coronavirus.

Economic Revitalization Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura says the number of daily new cases has increased in recent weeks and nears its daily record of more than 1,600 in August.

On Thursday, 1,546 coronavirus cases were reported, bringing the total confirmed cases to 111,711. There have been 1,851 deaths in Japan.


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