Fukuoka Governor, Hiroshi Ogawa, marked the beginning of the new year with an online speech on January 4. While admitting that the current challenging situation amidst the spread of coronavirus will continue for some time, he stated he would implement infection prevention measures for the benefit of the entire society and work hard to reactivate the local economy. He also expressed intentions to continue making progress in restoration from recent natural disasters, heavy rains, and flooding.) Source: NHK
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