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Japan to ban entry of non-Japanese from UK over coronavirus mutation from Thursday

FILE PHOTO: Japan's new Chief of Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato announces new cabinet members at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon reuters_tickers
This content was published on December 23, 2020 - 04:09

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will ban the entry of non-Japanese people from the United Kingdom beginning Thursday due to the discovery of a highly infectious coronavirus mutation in that country, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a news conference on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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