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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike triggered the Tokyo Alert system for the first time Tuesday night following an uptick in new coronavirus patients, but some experts have expressed doubt over the effectiveness of the warning mechanism.

Tokyo Alert was introduced more than two weeks ago as part of the city’s plan to gradually reopen society while preventing a second wave of infections.

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