Three prefectures around Tokyo to request COVID state of emergency: Nikkei
TOKYO (Reuters) - Three prefectures neighbouring Tokyo will request a renewed state of emergency to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Thursday.
The governors of Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa prefectures will request the same emergency measures being asked for by the capital, Nikkei reported.
(Reporting by Elaine Lies and Rocky Swift; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)
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