January 11th – According to a report by Japan’s current affairs news agency on the 11th, the Japanese government will decide to restart the state of emergency in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures in the Kansai Circle.
According to previous reports by Japanese media, Japan declared a national state of emergency on April 16, 2020, and then the national state of emergency was lifted on May 25, 2020 due to the slowdown of the epidemic.
Recently, the epidemic situation in Japan has continued to worsen.
As of January 10 local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases and 4,067 deaths had exceeded 288,000.
The prefectures of Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama and Kanagawa in the Japanese capital circle have resumed the state of emergency on January 7 for a period of one month, from January 8 to February 7.