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  • February 22, 2021
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Broadcasters led with reports on Tokyo Governor Koike’s call for residents to continue refraining from nonessential outings despite a gradual decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases (NHK), Naomi Osaka’s second Australian Open victory (NTV, Fuji TV), the arrival of the second batch of Pfizer vaccines at Narita Airport yesterday (TBS), and the unusually warm weather across Japan on Sunday (TV Asahi).


All national dailies gave front-page coverage to Administrative Reform Minister Kono’s remark yesterday that the number of elderly people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in April will be limited due to a shortage of vaccines.

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