• The Latest: Russia reports yet another virus case record

    3 days ago - By Stl Today

    MOSCOW - Russia on Saturday reported a new daily high in the number of coronavirus infections and deaths.
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  • The Latest: Japan hits record number of new cases again

    The Latest: Japan hits record number of new cases again

    3 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Japan is scaling back on the government-backed “GoTo” campaign to encourage travel and dining out, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached a record for the third day straight on Saturday, at 2,418.
    Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced the decision at a government panel on coronavirus pandemic measures.
    Stressing the need for “utmost caution,” he said the campaign's travel discounts will no longer apply to hard-hit areas, and discounts on eating out will end temporarily.
    Japan has never had a total lockdown. It has had fewer than 2,000 deaths so far related to the...
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