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Japan is developing a system aimed at keeping track of travelers from overseas as part of efforts to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus within its borders, a senior government official said Sunday.

Takuya Hirai, digital transformation minister, said on a TV program that he’d like to make it mandatory for people entering the country.

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