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Japan to ban entry of non-Japanese from UK over coronavirus mutation from Thursday - Metro US

Japan to ban entry of non-Japanese from UK over coronavirus mutation from Thursday

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Health, Labour and Welfare Minister Kato attends a news conference at PM Abe's official residence in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will ban the entry of non-Japanese people from the United Kingdom beginning Thursday due to the discovery of a highly infectious coronavirus mutation in that country, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a news conference on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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