(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Year-end shoppers wearing protective face masks are reflected on mirrors at a shopping and amusement district, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is considering declaring a state of emergency for capital Tokyo and three surrounding prefectures as early as this week, Fuji TV reported on Monday, as coronavirus cases climb.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is due to hold a news conference to mark the start of 2021 at 11 a.m. (0200 GMT).
Japan may declare state of emergency for Tokyo area this week -Fuji TV
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