- COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency to be lifted from 3 prefectures.
- Restrictions in Gunma, Ishikawa and Kumamoto prefecture are expected to be lifted by the weekend.
- The government is likely to make a similar call on five other prefectures until next week.
- 10 prefectures including Tokyo and Osaka remain under the state of emergency.
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