Japanese PM flags growing COVID-19 infections among young people

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga presents his policy ideas to party members at the Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) leadership election in its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

Coronavirus infections are surging among Japanese in their 20s and 30s while more of those in their 40s and 50s are getting seriously ill, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday.

The prime minister added that he was determined to protect people’s lives.

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