Japan embraces outdoor tent saunas as safer alternative during Covid-19 pandemic

Visitors in Japan have been enjoying an outdoor sauna tent camp near the Atago River in Hamamatsu, a coastal city on Japan’s main island.
Operating once a week, the outdoor sauna welcomes about 20 to 30 people each week according to its operator who says it was intended to be a safer alternative to indoor facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The set-up has been attracting local visitors as well as tourists from other cities in Japan and seemed to be on its way to becoming a local hotspot during the winter. - South China Morning Post