January 11 According to a report by the “Central News Agency”, the Japanese government and relevant personnel of the ruling party revealed that the government will issue “emergency declarations” to Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture and Hyogo Prefecture as soon as the 13th.
According to the report, whether Aichi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture and Mie Prefecture should also be included, expert opinions will be listened to and carefully considered.
The COVID-19 epidemic in Japan is severe.
Prime Minister Yoshihiro Kan issued an “emergency declaration” on the 7th to the three prefectures of the capital circle, namely Tokyo, Chiba Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture and Saitama Prefecture, which will take effect from 00:00 on the 8th and last for one month to February 7.
The governors of Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture and Hyogo Prefecture in Kansai officially requested the central government to include Sanfu Prefecture in the target area of the “Emergency Declaration” on January 9.
In addition, it is expected that after the online governor’s meeting between Aichi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture and Mie Prefecture, Aichi Prefecture and Gifu Prefecture will jointly apply to the central government to issue an “emergency declaration” for the two counties.