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Japan is planning to extend its COVID-19 state of emergency, currently slated to expire on Sept. 12, multiple government sources said Saturday.

The emergency measure, which is in place in Tokyo and 20 other prefectures around the country, may be lifted in regions where the strain on the health care system has eased.

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