In an effort to slow down the surging spread of the Omicron variant, ‘mann-enn boushi to juten sochi’ program is expected to begin in three Kyushu prefectures. The national government will finalize the program’s implementation for Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kumamoto at a meeting on Jan. 19. The program is already in effect in Okinawa, Yamaguchi, and some other prefectures where hospital beds occupancy has risen. Source: NHK / News
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