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Japan is seeing a rebound in COVID-19 cases across the country, government data showed Saturday, as experts caution that another resurgence of infections may be around the corner.

The number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in a week through Friday increased in 44 of the country’s 47 prefectures, according to the government data, less than two weeks after Japan completely lifted quasi-emergency measures entailing business restrictions and other curbs.

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