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  • May 29, 2020
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Most networks gave top coverage to reports that 21 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the city of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture on Thursday, quoting a senior local government official as saying that the city is “on the threshold of a second wave.” Meanwhile, NTV led with a report that 15 new cases were confirmed in Tokyo on Thursday, adding that the first cluster of infections following the lifting of the state of emergency in Tokyo has been reported at a hospital in Koganei, Tokyo.


All national dailies except Yomiuri gave top play to reports on China’s passage of national security legislation for Hong Kong. Yomiuri led with a report on Nissan’s loss of 671 billion yen ($6.23 billion) in fiscal 2019.

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