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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