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The U.S. military said Wednesday it has made it mandatory for all personnel arriving in Japan to be tested for the novel coronavirus regardless of whether they have symptoms.

The move comes after a surge in infections on U.S. bases across the country prompted Defense Minister Taro Kono and local authorities to push for more stringent steps to contain the outbreak.

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