Japan adds more countries in COVID-19 travel advisory
aa.com -- May 23
Japan on Friday included 11 more countries, including India, on its travel advisory list as part of measures against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi urged Japanese nationals against traveling to these countries, the Tokyo-based Kyodo news agency reported.

The additional countries are expected to be added to a list of nations and regions subject to an entry ban for foreign travelers to Japan. This will be decided on after an upcoming National Security Council meeting, added Motegi.

The other countries are Argentina, South Africa, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Ghana, Guinea, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Tajikistan.

With such bans, international travel to and from Japan has fallen by almost 99%.

There are 100 countries and regions already covered by the entry ban including the US, China and all of Europe.

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