On the 9th local time,Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture and Hyogo Prefecture in the Kansai Region of Japan require the Japanese central government to declare a state of emergency in these three places.In response to the surge in confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia.Aichi, Gifu and other counties are also considering following up.
Osaka Prefecture added 654 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia on the 8th,The highest new record in a single day was refreshed for three consecutive days.Kyoto Prefecture set a new record for two consecutive days and Hyogo Prefecture set a new record for three consecutive days.
△May 21, 2020,Pedestrians wearing masks walk on the streets of Osaka, Japan.(Image source: Kyodo News)
The governor of Osaka Prefecture Yoshimura Hirosaki said at a press conference on the 8th,The epidemic situation in the three places is "unpredictable",If the central government is not required to take further steps,The medical system will collapse.
Yoshimura held a video conference with the Governor of Kyoto Prefecture Takatoshi Nishiwaki, and Governor of Hyogo Prefecture Toshizo Ido on the afternoon of the 9th with Japan's Minister of Economic Regeneration Yasumi NishimuraFormally request the release of the emergency status.
The capital Tokyo and neighboring Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa prefectures entered a state of emergency from the 8th.Will last until February 7.The epidemic prevention and restriction measures implemented in conjunction with the state of emergency focus on the catering industry.Require restaurants, bars, karaoke rooms and other facilities to close after 20 o'clock; encourage home office work,Strive to reduce the number of commuters by 70%.
△January 7,In Tokyo, Japan,Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attended the press conference.
For restaurants that comply with epidemic prevention regulations,The Japanese government will give them a daily subsidy of up to 60,000 yen (about 3738 yuan).For shops that refuse to implement shortened business hours requirements,Can be notified by name.The Japanese government is also considering granting subsidies to restaurant suppliers.Up to 400,000 yen (approximately 2.50,000 yuan).
There were 2,392 new confirmed cases of new crown in Tokyo on the 8th,It was second only to the highest record of 2447 new cases on the 7th.
Among the 47 prefectures in Japan,The number of newly confirmed cases on the 17th and 8th hit a record high,7882 newly diagnosed cases nationwide on that day,The record was broken for four consecutive days.There were 78 new deaths nationwide on the 8th,The same broke the record.
According to Kyodo News,Aichi, Gifu, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Yamanashi prefectures are also considering entering a state of emergency.
The reporter asked Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the 8th whether he would consider expanding the scope of emergency implementation to Aichi Prefecture and Osaka Prefecture.He replied: "We will assess the situation and maintain close cooperation with local governments."
To prevent and control the epidemic,The Japanese government requires everyone who enters Japan to submit a negative certificate of the new coronavirus nucleic acid test within 72 hours from the 13th.Until the emergency is lifted.