2021-05-06

Will Japan’s emergency declaration be extended? Yoshihide Suga said it will be decided this week

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China News Service, May 6th. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the Japanese government has issued an emergency declaration for the 4 prefectures and prefectures including Tokyo and Osaka, as well as for 3 prefectures in the metropolitan area and Aichi prefectures. The key measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic issued by the seven counties will expire on May 11. In response, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga discussed countermeasures with relevant ministers on the 5th.

Will Japan’s emergency declaration be extended? Yoshihide Suga said it will be decided this week

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p >Suga Yoshihide said: “Regarding key measures such as emergency declarations and prevention of the spread of the epidemic, we will make judgments within this week based on expert opinions.”

Currently implementing emergency Among the four prefectures in the declaration of the situation, in view of the fact that the epidemic situation in the three prefectures of Kansai has not improved significantly, the governor of Osaka Prefecture Yoshimura Hirofumi said that it is difficult to lift the declaration of the emergency situation under the current state. The Japanese central government is discussing countermeasures, among which extending the implementation time of the declaration is also an option.

Regarding the emergency declaration that Tokyo is implementing, the central government is analyzing the situation of the epidemic, and will listen to the opinions of Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and then make a judgment.

The seven counties are implementing key measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic and will also expire on the 11th. In addition, in view of the implementation of key measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic during holidays in Hokkaido and Fukuoka Prefecture, the central government is continuing to analyze the epidemic situation and bed utilization rates in these areas.

Suga Yoshihide will listen to the opinions of a subcommittee composed of infectious disease experts on the 7th, and on this basis, make a decision on whether to extend the emergency declaration and prevent the spread of the epidemic.