Central Japan region put under virus emergency

TOKYO (AP) – A governor in central Japan announced a state of emergency yesterday due to rising virus cases and asked businesses and people to curb their activities, especially during an upcoming holiday.

Aichi prefecture has been seeing more than 100 new infections reported daily since mid-July after an extended period of zero new daily cases. The prefecture includes the major city of Nagoya and the headquarters of Toyota Motor Corp, Japan’s top automaker.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin