February 2-According to Kyodo News, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced at a meeting of the House of Representatives Operation Committee on the afternoon of the 2nd that 10 prefectures, except Tochigi Prefecture, will extend relevant information based on the new crown virus.
The declaration of emergencies under the Special Measures Act will expire on March 7.
According to previous reports, the emergency declarations of 11 prefectures will expire on February 7.
Among these prefectures, only Tochigi prefecture is planned to be lifted, and it will maintain the protection of 4 prefectures in the metropolitan area, 2 prefectures in Tokai and 3 in Kinki Declaration of 10 places including prefectures and Fukuoka prefectures.
According to reports, the Japanese government’s expert organization summarized and analyzed the results.
Although the declaration has achieved certain results in controlling the pandemic, “the number of severely ill patients and deaths is the highest level so far, and it will take some time to reduce it.”
On January 7, the Japanese government issued an emergency declaration to the four prefectures of Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa. On the 13th, seven prefectures of Tochigi, Gifu, Aichi, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, and Fukuoka were added. .
The declaration deadline is February 7th, requiring the avoidance of unnecessary non-urgent outings and shortening the business hours of restaurants.