Japan’s PM Suga says coronavirus situation improving, optimistic about lifting state of emergency


Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sounded an optimistic tone about lifting Japan’s state of emergency when it expires at the end of this month, saying the Covid-19 situation in the country was improving.“The situation has certainly taken a turn for the better,” Suga told reporters in Washington a day after attending the first in-person meeting of the leaders of Japan, the US, Australia and India.Citing the fact that the number of new cases in Japan had dropped to about 3,000 a day from…

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