In response to the new epidemic, 11 prefectures including Tokyo have implemented the “Declaration of emergency” until February 7, but the medical emergency has not yet eased. According to Japanese media reports, the Japanese government plans to extend the “Declaration of emergency” Tomorrow (February 2).
Among the newly diagnosed cases in Japan, the proportion of the elderly has increased. The Japanese government believes that the medical resources in the capital circle and Kansai region are still tight, and is discussing to extend the “Declaration of emergency” which was originally due to expire on February 7. According to government sources, the Japanese government has coordinated to extend the “Declaration of emergency” again. The government will hold a meeting in the future The Advisory Committee will listen to experts’ opinions before making further judgments.