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As everyone in Japan is still a bundle of nerves because of the coronavirus situation, especially with hundreds of infections being reported in Tokyo every day, it is heart-breaking to see that a lot of well-known shops and restaurants have gone out of business, partly because of the lack of tourists.

Sadly, even if the government is going to ease the travel ban on regions where most of Japan’s tourists come from, the governments in those areas may have imposed restrictions or special requirements on the re-entry of their citizens, making it unappealing for their people to travel overseas.

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