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Japan removes Pakistan from COVID-19 red list

The new categorization would come into effect from July 27 onwards
Published 21 Jul, 2022 09:17pm
<p>People wait before check-in counters at Chubu Centrair International Airport in Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture, on June 17, 2020. Image credit: KYODO</p>

People wait before check-in counters at Chubu Centrair International Airport in Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture, on June 17, 2020. Image credit: KYODO

ISLAMABAD: Japan has removed Pakistan from the category of red-listed countries in relation to COVID-19.

“As a result of the efforts of the embassy of Pakistan, Tokyo, the government of Japan has removed Pakistan from the category of red-listed countries in relation to COVID-19,” said a statement issued by the Pakistan embassy in Tokyo.

The new categorization would come into effect from July 27 onwards, the statement added.

It said that the precautionary measures against COVID-19 would remain in place.

The embassy said the Pakistani community in Japan was being encouraged to remain vigilant against COVID-19.

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