PHOTOS Major cities in Japan appear quiet on 1st day in state of emergency

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Major cities in Japan appear quiet on 1st day in state of emergency

Xinhua

09:05, April 09, 2020

Children play in a park in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2020. Major Japanese cities including the capital of Tokyo became unusually quiet on Wednesday, with many shops closed and fewer people on streets on the first day after a state of emergency was declared to contain the fast spread of COVID-19 infections across the country. (Photos: Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Citizens wearing masks pass the ticket gates at Meguro station in Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2020.

A passenger wearing mask gets on a bus in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2020.

Customers check out at a supermarket in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2020.

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