• Jiji, Kyodo


The government is considering raising the daily limit of people allowed to enter Japan to 10,000 in April, and is also planning to remove the current spectator attendance limit for large-scale events as the spread of coronavirus infections slows, according to government sources.

The move follows the planned expansion of new entries to 7,000 next Monday from the current 5,000, which include returning Japanese nationals as well as foreign nationals for purposes other than tourism.

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