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PM Suga warns of signs of coronavirus spread in Japan

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga repeated his caution over the idea to cut the sales tax from the current 10 per cent. PHOTO: REUTERS. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

TOKYO, Nov 6, 2020, Kyodo. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga warned Friday of signs of a resurgent spread of the novel coronavirus in Japan as more cases were reported in northern parts of the country, Kyodo News reported.

“We have to watch the situation with a stronger sense of caution than before,” Suga said in a session of a Diet committee, a day after daily confirmed infections in Japan topped 1,000 for the first time since August.

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