Japan decides to ban entry of all non-nationals

Japan has decided to ban the entry of all non-Japanese citizens in a measure to contain the spread the COVID-19 new variant, 

Those arriving from countries where the new variant has been detected will be required to present proof of negative tests taken within 72 hours of departure. They also must take PCR tests upon arrival. 

There will be an exception for business travelers from 11 countries and territories, most of them in Asia, including China, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, and other nations that Japan has agreements with that have relaxed travel restrictions. 

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