Japan: After one year of Covid-19; country still struggling to contain the pandemic

People walking on a street in the Harajuku shopping district in Tokyo on January 17, 2021. - AFP

TOKYO: A year after the first confirmed domestic case of Covid-19, Japan finds itself in the middle of a third wave of infections with no end in sight, reports the Japan Times.

The cumulative number of cases in the country recently exceeded 310,000, with the third wave beginning in the fall.

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