The Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) reported on February 23 that Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga prepared to discuss the emergency declaration with Minister of Economic Regeneration Yasunori Nishimura and Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Kenhisa Tamura on February 24, and cautiously judge whether it is possible.
Before the expiration of the declaration on March 7, the three prefectures and other parts of Kansai will cancel the declaration in advance.
At present, there are less than two weeks left before the emergency declaration expires.
The number of confirmed cases of new crown in Tokyo on the 22nd is 178, which is less than 200 after a lapse of about 3 months.
However, the Japanese government believes that the medical system is still under heavy pressure.
On the other hand, the governors of the three Kansai prefectures, Osaka, Hyogo, and Kyoto, which are also targeted for the declaration of the declaration, believe that the number of confirmed cases and hospitalized patients in the region is decreasing, and therefore they will urge the central government of Japan to remove them in advance. declaration.
In addition, the Governor of Aichi Prefecture Hideaki Omura has also begun discussions with the Governor of Gifu Prefecture and others on whether it is possible to cancel the declaration within February.