Japan is pursuing one of the toughest restrictive border control policies in the world.
In order to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant, Japan will extend a restriction that applies for foreign nationals entering the country after the end of the year, , according to today’s Yomiuri newspaper, citing anonymous government sources.
The government decided to reverse the easing of screening late last month as cases of the Omicron variant spread around the world.
In fact, the country implements one of the toughest restrictive border control policies in the world.
Although the number of COVID-19 infection cases has dropped dramatically since the outbreak of the fatal wave in August, there is growing concern about the Omicron variant. after more than thirty cases were detected in Japan.
It is noted that most of these cases, detected during inspections at airports, but also in quarantine infrastructure.
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