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Coronavirus: Japan looks to extend quasi-emergency; Indonesia sees record deaths

The Japanese government is leaning toward keeping the quasi-state of emergency covering the Tokyo metropolitan area in place during the Olympic Games amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases, government sources said on Sunday.Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will finalise the decision to keep the measure, which had been slated to end July 11, for about one additional month at a task force meeting on Thursday.Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama and Kanagawa prefectures will remain under restrictions on business…

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