Correction: Virus Outbreak-Japan-Tourists story

Oct 10, 2022, 9:41 AM | Updated: Oct 14, 2022, 1:48 am
Foreign travelers gather upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, i...

Foreign travelers gather upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

              Police officers stand guard at international arrival exit at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              One of foreign travelers walks upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign traveller and airport staff walk at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travelers walk upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travelers arrive at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travelers walk upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              One of foreign travelers stands in front of a flight information board upon his arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travelers gather upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              One of foreign travelers walks upon arrival at the Haneda Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travellers walk upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Foreign travelers gather upon arrival at the Haneda International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan's strict border restrictions are eased, allowing tourists to easily enter for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent tourists are again welcomed, not just those traveling with authorized groups. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

TOKYO (AP) — In a story published October 11, 2022, The Associated Press published a story about Japan reopening to most tourists after pandemic restrictions were lifted. The AP erroneously credited the wrong video journalist as a contributor. The story has been corrected to show that AP video journalist Chisato Tanaka was the contributor.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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Correction: Virus Outbreak-Japan-Tourists story