Strengthening mutant virus epidemic prevention, Japan will extend the quarantine period for immigrants from India and other countries
China News Service, May 26. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) on the 26th, the Japanese government has decided to quarantine people arriving from India and other countries in government-managed accommodation facilities in order to strengthen the prevention of the mutant new crown virus at border ports. The time is extended to 10 days.
p >Currently, as part of the mutated virus epidemic prevention measures, the Japanese government stipulates that in principle, foreigners who have been to India and its surroundings in 6 countries in the past 14 days are denied entry, and at the same time, for Japanese returning from the above-mentioned areas, etc. The Japanese government requires that they must be quarantined in government-managed accommodation facilities for 6 days after entering the country.
In order to strengthen the epidemic prevention at border ports, the Japanese government decided to extend the isolation period to 10 days this time. The quarantined person shall be tested separately on the 3rd, 6th and 10th day after entering the country. If the results of the 3 tests are all negative, the quarantine in the accommodation facility can be lifted, but the quarantine must continue to be carried out at their home and other places within 14 days of entry isolation.
In addition, the Japanese government has also included Kazakhstan and Tunisia on the list of subjects who must be quarantined in government-managed accommodation facilities for 3 days after entry. The above-mentioned countermeasures will be implemented from 0:00 on May 28.