The Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, has said that there is no need to declare a second state of emergency in the country after daily coronavirus cases are reported in the country.
There were 1,660 infections in Japan on Thursday – 393 in Tokyo – beating the previous record in early August. Toshiyo Nakagawa, president of the booming Tokyo Medical Association, warned that the country had entered.The third wave”Infection.
The first significant increase in the Tuna case in the spring forced the then Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to announce it. Emergency situationWhich lasted about seven weeks.
People were encouraged to move around unnecessarily and not work from home, while rest restaurants were told to close rents and bars. Japan does not have the legal power to impose the kind of lockdown measures seen in parts of Europe.
“If new measures are not taken, there will be no alternative but to impose restrictions on social and economic activity,” said Shigeru Omi, head of a panel of health experts advising the government.
But Suga said on Friday that the situation did not guarantee a new state of emergency, adding that there were no plans by the government to improve the subsidy aid campaign to encourage domestic travel, which some experts have blamed for spreading the virus.
The government’s chief spokesman, Katsunobu Kato, said this week that only 131 of the 31.8 million people who used the Go to Travel scheme between July and October were infected with the virus. In addition, not a single case has been linked to the Go to Eat campaign launched to support the struggling restaurant sector.
A total of 114,512 Kovid-19 cases have been reported in Japan, including 712 connected to the Diamond Princess cruise liner, according to public broadcaster NHK. The death toll, including 13 people aboard the ship, is 1,882.
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