Japan Times reporter Magdalena Osumi provides an update on Japan’s border situation.
Since the end of December, worries about new strains of COVID-19 have prompted Japan to reimpose border restrictions, including stopping the issuance of new visas to people hoping to move to Japan. We look at how these new border restrictions are affecting foreign residents.
Also, Sam Seghers recounts her experience being left in limbo by the new restrictions, and Aska Ross walks us through his three-day quarantine in a government-run facility after returning from the U.K.
- Japan bars entry for new arrivals and business travelers due to new COVID-19 strains (Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times)
- Japan to tighten border measures with new rules for returning citizens (Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times)
- Travelers from Japan face more restrictions amid new virus strain fears (Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times)
- Tokyo’s pandemic border policy highlights insecure status of foreign residents (Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times)
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