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YURIKO KOIKE

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Aug 6, 2020
Tokyo may dedicate hospitals in Shibuya and Fuchu to COVID-19
The facilities would mainly focus on coronavirus patients with mild to moderate symptoms.
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JAPAN
Aug 2, 2020
Japan reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth straight day
Tokyo confirmed an additional 292 coronavirus infections on Sunday, down from the record-breaking increases of recent days.
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JAPAN
Aug 1, 2020
Tokyo may call state of emergency as daily coronavirus cases soar
Gov. Yuriko Koike on Friday said Tokyo may need to declare its own state of emergency after announcing a record-breaking 463 coronavirus cases.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 30, 2020
Split over Japan's virus law between cities and government widens
A nationwide surge in new infections has triggered debate at all levels of government on not only how the law should be changed but when.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jul 25, 2020
Tokyo’s gubernatorial election results align with recent history
Residents of Japan's capital frequently votes to return the incumbent — though typically for different reasons.
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JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 24, 2020
Tokyo faces another critical weekend as daily infection rate hits record high
Not only has the situation intensified dramatically, the countermeasures policymakers had at their disposal before might no longer be an option.
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JAPAN
Jul 23, 2020
Tokyo logs 366 new coronavirus cases, topping 300 for first time
The single-day record came as Koike requested residents stay home as much as possible during the four-day weekend due to a spike in cases.
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Jul 22, 2020
Tokyo urges stay-home long weekend as coronavirus cases top 10,000
'I want residents to avoid going out as much as possible,” Koike said at a meeting of a panel of experts advising the city. 'If you are going outside, take the utmost precautions to avoid infection.”
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JAPAN
Jul 19, 2020
Infections in Japan up tenfold a month after domestic travel curbs eased
Like other countries facing the pandemic, Japan is struggling to keep infections down while making efforts to revive its virus-battered economy.
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JAPAN / Politics / View from Osaka
Jul 18, 2020
Unlike Tokyo's Koike, Osaka Gov. Yoshimura enjoys freer hand in coronavirus fight
Osaka's leaders understand very well that their counterparts in Kanto face unique challenges that they do not.
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JAPAN
Jul 17, 2020
Tokyo reports 293 coronavirus cases Friday, another record
The new single-day record brings the capital's cumulative total to 8,933 and exacerbates fear of a resurgence.
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Jul 16, 2020
Tokyo reports 286 new coronavirus cases, another record high
On Wednesday, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced it would heed expert opinion and raise the alert status of its COVID-19 monitoring criteria to red.
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JAPAN
Jul 16, 2020
Tokyo residents voice concerns over surging coronavirus cases
Japan as a whole confirmed 454 new infections Wednesday, the highest tally since the lifting.
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JAPAN
Jul 15, 2020
Tokyo reports 165 COVID-19 cases as untraceable infection fears grow
Wednesday's figure, which brings the capital's cumulative total to 8,354, is higher than Monday's 119 and Tuesday's 143.
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JAPAN
Jul 15, 2020
Tokyo raises virus alert to highest level in move seen as largely symbolic
The level-four alert was the first to be declared for the capital since it revised its COVID-19 monitoring system guidelines on June 30.
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JAPAN
Jul 13, 2020
Tokyo to probe theater cluster infections after 30 cases reported over last week
Sixteen actors, five staff and nine audience members were infected at the theater in Shinjuku Ward between June 30 and July 5.
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JAPAN
Jul 11, 2020
Tokyo reports 206 COVID-19 cases, topping 200 for third straight day
Some have attributed the rising number of cases to increased testing, with the central government saying it is not planning to declare another state of emergency.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 10, 2020
For some in LDP, Koike's Tokyo win strengthens case for snap poll
Landslide triumph for the incumbent in Sunday's gubernatorial election underscored the current weakness of the opposition and voters' preference for the status quo.
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JAPAN
Jul 10, 2020
Coronavirus cases surge in cities as Tokyo sets new record of 243
Policymakers are weighing public health concerns against business closure requests that could again damage the economy.
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EDITORIALS
Jul 9, 2020
Tokyo's gubernatorial race holds lessons for the nation
Political leaders need to hammer out measures to tackle pressing issues, and voters must realize that they have the power to change the course of Japan.

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