PHOTOS Japan lifts state of emergency over coronavirus for entire country, ushers in era of "new normal"

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Japan lifts state of emergency over coronavirus for entire country, ushers in era of "new normal"

Xinhua

10:29, May 26, 2020

Electronic screens show that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control. (Photos: Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

People wearing face masks take a train in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

People wearing face masks walk in a street in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

An electronic screen shows that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

People wearing face masks walk in a street in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

People wearing face masks walk in a street in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

People wearing face masks take a train in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25, 2020. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.

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