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In August, Japan recorded 25,000 cases a day in its worst wave of the COVID-19 pandemic to date. On Monday this week, just 60 new cases and one death were reported nationwide.

Gearoid Reidy, senior editor at Bloomberg Japan, joins to discuss Japan’s low COVID-19 case count, and if the country can expect another wave.

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