Tokyo seems to be doing alright but the numbers in Hokkaido seem to have increased recently. Hopefully the outbreak there can be brought under control.
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Positive news. A step in the right direction.
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Doesn't seem like an unreasonable request on Joe Biden's part.
I did see Trump on TV yesterday and at points he did seem to be having some breathing difficulties. For all the bravado I suspect there is a way to go before he is better again.
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One of the key issues facing Japan is that of demographics, so I think we need to tread very carefully around treating same-sex relationships as being 'normal'. I agree partially with Mr Shiraishi.
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There has been much schadenfreude over the last few days over this. Although I am not a fan of the Trumps I wish Donald the best for his recovery.
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3% is not high but I guess this only covers those that are registered as unemployed.
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The downward trend in active cases has stopped. It seems to be a big city issue though. 4 prefectures have no active cases at all, and a further 14 have active cases in the single figures.
Hopefully we will see a further downtrend though over the next few weeks.
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Still going in the right direction with active cases now under 6000. Still would like to see lower numbers though. It is proof though that you can contain the virus without having to lock an entire country down.
-6 ( +4 / -10 )
Opening up is the right thing. Hopefully I can be back in Japan next year for a visit.
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A brilliant result and just goes to show how well Japan has done in handling the virus.
Already there are around 15 prefectures with 10 or fewer active cases, and Saga, Iwate, Ehime and Shimane have no active cases at all.
Japan's approach of taking measures to mitigate, (masks etc.) without shutting down the economy has been the right one.
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Some JT posters seem disappointed by the lack of cases.
-6 ( +17 / -23 )
Good news for Australia, but I think the ends haven't justified the loss of freedom for Victorians under the regime of Dictator Dan Andrews.
-8 ( +0 / -8 )
Nice to see it is in double figures. Active cases continue to fall, which is testament to the great way that Japan has handled the virus.
-8 ( +6 / -14 )
The restrictions outside Auckland should never have been in place in the first place. All this economic damage when there were absolutely no COVID cases at all.
Looking forward to a National/Act coalition taking power next month and booting Ardern from office.
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Kagoshima now with zero active cases, joining Ehime, Iwate and Shimane. Active cases still falling across the country, although at a slower pace. Things heading in the right direction despite what the doom and gloom merchants on JT might say.
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Would be nice to see Tokyo infections drop into double figures, but in any case, active COVID cases in Japan have continued to fall, and there are 3 prefectures with 0 active cases. Hopefully we can see numbers start to drop further.
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A good call from the Japanese government. Japan has made the correct decision to live with the virus and mitigate its impact.
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This is good news for Australia but there is a real question around whether the ends justify the means. Dictator Dan Andrews has presided over some very heavy handed tactics to enforce the lockdown.
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I'm a bit over this cancel culture. Margaret Court is entitled to her views just as people are entitled to disagree with her.
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Jacinda Ardern in particular seems to want to bring the NZ economy to its knees. I can understand caution with Auckland but not with the rest of the country.
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Restrictions outside Auckland weren't necessary in the first place. The South Island for example has been COVID free for months.
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Active cases continue to fall, although at a lower rate than over the past few weeks.
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