Japan announces state of emergency tokyo and rest as early as tonight

Beijing time 25, according tomedia reports, the Japanese government as early as Monday night will announce the full lifting of the Tokyo Metropolitan, Saitama Prefecture, Chiba Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture and Hokkaido state of emergency. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reportedly hold a press conference at 6 p.m. local time to announce plans to lift the state of emergency in the five regions.

Japan announces state of emergency tokyo and rest as early as tonight

Abe and relevant cabinet members on Sunday analyzed the new crown outbreak, Health and Labor Minister Kato Shengxin said, “the number of new infections is decreasing, in the (state of emergency) continued to have the same trend, medical tensions have been greatly eased.” “

The Japanese government will seek expert advice on Monday on lifting the five-state of emergency. If approved, it would mean the lifting of a state of emergency in all regions since Japan’s first declaration of emergency on April 7.

The Japanese government declared a state of emergency in seven prefectures, including Tokyo, on April 7th, and extended its coverage to japan on April 16. On 14 May and 21 May, the Government of Japan lifted the state of emergency in 39 counties and the three prefectures of Kansai.

Tokyo Governor Yeiko Koike said the japanese capital would quickly enter the “first phase” of lifting restrictions if the government ended the state of emergency, including allowing libraries and museums to reopen and extending restaurant opening hours. Subsequent phases will see theatres, cinemas and playgrounds reopen.