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With Olympics looming, U.S. advises against travel to Japan due to COVID

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Monday urged against travel to Japan due to a new wave of COVID-19 infections, issuing a “Do Not Travel” advisory just two months before the Tokyo Olympics are set to take place. The State Department also issued its “Level 4” warning against travel for Sri Lanka amid surging cases of the novel coronavirus there. It saw a lower risk in visiting the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda , lowering the islands to a “Level 3 – Reconsider Travel” designation. The U.S. warnings come as the Tokyo Olympics are set to get under way July 23, somethin…

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