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Noto, Japan’s Coastal Town Spends COVID Relief Funds on Giant Squid Statue to Boost Tourism, Raises Eyebrows

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While a few places may try to rebuild following precautions, others are significantly focusing on the vaccine drive. Likewise, Japan also continues its battle to contain the further of virus. Amid the ongoing struggle, a coastal town in Japan reportedly spent COVID relief funds and built a giant squid statue to boost tourism.