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In the past week, COVID-19 cases have surged across the nation, led by an uptick in infections of the omicron variant in Okinawa, Tokyo and Osaka.

Gearoid Reidy, senior editor at Bloomberg’s Tokyo bureau, joins to discuss what the rapid spread of omicron means for Japan.

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