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.
- Japan’s COVID-19 deaths lowest in 16 months as cases plummet
- First case of Japanese national infected with omicron variant confirmed
- What’s behind the rapid disappearance of the delta variant in Japan? It could be self-extinction.
- Japan boosts medical system to admit 37,000 COVID patients
- South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases top 7,000 for first time
- Japan’s COVID-19 booster shot drive kicks off with health care workers
- Poll finds 89% in Japan back Kishida’s ban on new foreign arrivals
- Japan Times Covid Tracker
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