COVID-19: Japan extends state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 other prefectures

Japan has extended its state of emergency as COVID-19 continues to put pressure on healthcare. Tokyo and 18 other prefectures will remain under the decree until the end of the month. Daily infection numbers have been slowing. But outgoing prime minister Yoshihide Suga said that the number of critically ill patients remains high. He has vowed to do his utmost until his last day in office.

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Japan expands COVID-19 state of emergency to include seven new prefectures

Japan will expand a COVID-19 state of emergency to more prefectures from Aug 17. Kyoto, Fukuoka and five other prefectures are expected to be added to the list as authorities fight the spread of the pandemic. The government is also extending existing states of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka and four other prefectures. Restrictions that were due to end on Aug 31 have been extended until Sept 12.

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COVID-19: Japan’s PM expands emergency curbs to 8 more prefectures

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said he is not thinking about a nationwide state of emergency, even as coronavirus infections continue to surge faster than ever in Tokyo. Emergency restrictions will instead be expanded to eight more prefectures, covering 70 per cent of the population.

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COVID-19: Japan extends state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures

Japan’s prime minister has extended a COVID-19 state of emergency for Tokyo and eight other prefectures until Jun 20, to try to speed up vaccinations and stop the spread of infections. Yoshihide Suga said the country must remain on high alert, as more than 80 per cent of cases have been linked to the UK variant.

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COVID-19: Japan widens state of emergency to 3 more prefectures

Japan is expanding its COVID-19 state of emergency to three more prefectures. They include Hokkaido, Okayama and Hiroshima. Experts have told the government that stronger measures must be enforced as the pace of infections increases nationwide.

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Japan adds 3 prefectures to virus state of emergency

Japan said it would declare a state of emergency in three more prefectures hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Japan to expand state of emergency to Aichi and Fukuoka prefectures

Japan is extending its COVID-19 state of emergency until the end of May and expanding the declaration beyond Tokyo and Osaka. Aichi and Fukuoka prefectures will be added from May 11.

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COVID-19: Japan imposes stricter measures in 4 more prefectures

Japan is imposing tougher COVID-19 measures in four more prefectures as infection numbers climb. Chiba, Saitama, Kanagawa and Aichi will join Tokyo and five other prefectures under a semi-emergency declaration from Apr 20.

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