Tokyo goes dark as Governor asks for lights out in the city to help fight pandemic 【Pics, Videos】

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

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Japan’s capital struggles to contain its fourth wave of infections, but are people heeding warnings to avoid street drinking after dark?

Tokyo is currently experiencing a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, with new cases surging past 800 a day. In an effort to control the outbreak, Yuriko Koike, the city’s governor, has announced a state of emergency for the capital, with 17 days of restrictions starting from 25 April that include the closure of shopping malls, department stores, karaoke parlours, and bars and restaurants that serve alcohol.

As the third state of emergency since the initial wave, it’s

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