• Kyodo


Japan plans to allow 87 government-sponsored foreign students into the country, making an exception to the country's current entry ban on nonresident foreigners amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the top spokesman said Monday.

Entry of the students will possibly be allowed from later this month and they will be required to quarantine for 10 days after arrival at hotels prepared by their schools, government sources said.

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