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Yes, but we haven't seen anything like this situation since WWII of course. ^_^; (It's because of the extreme draconian measures restricting citizens during those times that there are no such laws in Japan now.)

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Yes, but we haven't seen anything like this situation since WWII of course. ^_^; (It's because of the extreme draconian measures restricting citizens during those times that there are no such laws in Japan now.)

No fines, it is a strong request. It depends a lot on social pressure of course. Japanese law does not allow for enforced fines or arrest etc., for historical reasons.

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No fines, it is a strong request. It depends a lot on social pressure of course. Japanese law does not allow for enforced fines or arrest etc., for historical reasons.

The two hospitals operated by the Ministry of Defense have started treating COVID-19 patients with Avigan as of today. (1 of them, the Japan Defense Force Central Hospital, treated 100+ patients from the Diamond Princess.) twitter.com/ModJapan_jp/st…

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The two hospitals operated by the Ministry of Defense have started treating COVID-19 patients with Avigan as of today. (1 of them, the Japan Defense Force Central Hospital, treated 100+ patients from the Diamond Princess.) twitter.com/ModJapan_jp/st…

Popular YouTuber Hikakin has a 1 on 1 Q & A with Tokyo Governor Koike. (Wow, sign of the times. Hikakin is really popular with younger people and kids.) twitter.com/hikakin/status…

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Popular YouTuber Hikakin has a 1 on 1 Q & A with Tokyo Governor Koike. (Wow, sign of the times. Hikakin is really popular with younger people and kids.) twitter.com/hikakin/status…

This is something they had before and stopped in Jan, but have just brought back.

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This is something they had before and stopped in Jan, but have just brought back.

Today's number is 189

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Today's number is 189

(Yesterday was 181 actually. Today may be +1-2 or so above 185)

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(Yesterday was 181 actually. Today may be +1-2 or so above 185)

New positives today in Tokyo: 185 (details later) The last few days: 79 66 97 89 116 143 83 79 144 180 185 <-- today www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/2020…

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New positives today in Tokyo: 185 (details later) The last few days: 79 66 97 89 116 143 83 79 144 180 185 <-- today www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/2020…

*nearby

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*nearby

This is the site of the "drive through greengrocer". If you live by and have a car, why not give it a try? Looks like they have a pickup location in Noda, Chiba too. They have their own farm! foodsupply.co.jp/drivethrough/

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This is the site of the "drive through greengrocer". If you live by and have a car, why not give it a try? Looks like they have a pickup location in Noda, Chiba too. They have their own farm! foodsupply.co.jp/drivethrough/

Besides being accurate, Shimadzu says their testing kit cuts the time by half of what it is now, about 1 hour. Press release (J): shimadzu.co.jp/news/press/zfd…

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Besides being accurate, Shimadzu says their testing kit cuts the time by half of what it is now, about 1 hour. Press release (J): shimadzu.co.jp/news/press/zfd…

The National Tax Agency has set up a special liquor license so that restaurants can sell alcohol for takeout, valid for six months twitter.com/nhk_news/statu…

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The National Tax Agency has set up a special liquor license so that restaurants can sell alcohol for takeout, valid for six months twitter.com/nhk_news/statu…

The annual 2-day Nagaoka Fireworks in Nagaoka, Niigata, which attracts crowds of 1 million plus, scheduled for August 2-3, has been cancelled. www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/2020…

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The annual 2-day Nagaoka Fireworks in Nagaoka, Niigata, which attracts crowds of 1 million plus, scheduled for August 2-3, has been cancelled. www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/2020…

On the other hand, Gov. Morita of Chiba prefecture says they won't, because Chiba doesn't have the financial resources of Tokyo twitter.com/nhk_news/statu…

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On the other hand, Gov. Morita of Chiba prefecture says they won't, because Chiba doesn't have the financial resources of Tokyo twitter.com/nhk_news/statu…

Governor Kuroiwa of Kanagawa prefecture says Kanagawa will request businesses in certain categories to shut down, following Tokyo's lead. twitter.com/nhk_seikatsu/s…

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Governor Kuroiwa of Kanagawa prefecture says Kanagawa will request businesses in certain categories to shut down, following Tokyo's lead. twitter.com/nhk_seikatsu/s…

On the other hand, Osaka is going to wait until Monday to come up with a specific list of businesses and facilities that they want to close, or remain open. twitter.com/nhk_seikatsu/s…

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On the other hand, Osaka is going to wait until Monday to come up with a specific list of businesses and facilities that they want to close, or remain open. twitter.com/nhk_seikatsu/s…

Eateries will be allowed to remain open, but only between 9am-8pm (many have closed or gone to takeout only though) Kind of "yup that is Japan/Tokyo" places that are specifically allowed to remain open, pawn shops, sento (public baths)

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Eateries will be allowed to remain open, but only between 9am-8pm (many have closed or gone to takeout only though) Kind of "yup that is Japan/Tokyo" places that are specifically allowed to remain open, pawn shops, sento (public baths)

find accommodation if requested from ppl who actually live in those internet cafes/manga kissa, estimated to be about 4,000 ppl) The much debated barbers and hair salons can remain open after all.

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find accommodation if requested from ppl who actually live in those internet cafes/manga kissa, estimated to be about 4,000 ppl) The much debated barbers and hair salons can remain open after all.

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