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Reduced Obon Holiday Traffic Congestion Reported

Unlike the previous years, the customary traffic jams at the start of the nation’s obon holidays were absent as of the evening of August 8. Also, airline companies report 40% or lower booking rates for the holidays, resulting in no congestion at Fukuoka Airport. As of August 10, the cumulative total of the virus infection reaches 3,084. Between August 9 and August 10, the prefecture announced 181 more cases of the virus infection, including 104 cases found in Fukuoka City and 25 in Kitakyushu City. Sources: NHK / NHK / TNC

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Published: Aug 12, 2020 / Last Updated: Aug 12, 2020