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Tokyo [Japan], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Japanese prefectures that were under an emergency regime or enhanced coronavirus measures, including Tokyo and Osaka, are suspending on Monday the restrictions on the operation of restaurants and bars as the number of COVID-19 cases has been in decrea
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government will end this week the COVID-19 state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 prefectures as well as the quasi-state of emergency in other areas, as the number of infections declined steadily, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesda
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Japanese government believes it is possible to lift the state of emergency in many of the prefectures where it is currently in effect because of the coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister Tamura Norihisa said on Sunday.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan] September 7 (ANI): The Japanese government is eying to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency in the capital city along with some other prefectures as the increasing cases of the deadly pandemic are putting strain on the health system of the country.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Tokyo [Japan] August 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Japanese government will prolong the state of emergency in Tokyo and five more prefectures, expanding it to cover three more prefectures, in a bid to halt a recent flare-up in COVID-19 cases, the Asahi newspaper reported on Monday.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], August 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Japan has ordered the evacuation of some 3,00,200 people from the prefectures of Hiroshima, Shimane and Ehime over the Lupit typhoon, media reported on Monday.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Japan on Saturday declared a state of emergency to Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, and Okinawa Prefectures and applied priority measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to Hokkaido, Ishikawa, Kyoto, Hyogo, and Fukuoka Prefectures till August 31.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government declared Friday to expand the COVID-19 state of emergency to Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama, as well as the western prefecture of Osaka, after the country confirmed over 10,000 cases for the first time on Thursday.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kyushu [Japan] July 10 (ANI): The administration has urged 1,20,000 households in three prefectures of Japan to immediately ensure protection following heavy rainfall alerts in the region.
Tokyo [Japan], July 9 (ANI): After a year-long delay, traversing 46 prefectures over 106 days, the Olympic flame has finally arrived in Tokyo on Friday ahead of the Olympic Games.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], June 18 (ANI): The Japanese government has officially decided to end the coronavirus state of emergency on Sunday for nine of the 10 prefectures covered. Seven of the nine prefectures will then have focused restrictions through July 11.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], June 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government's expert coronavirus advisory panel on Thursday approved a plan to lift the COVID-19 quasi-state of emergency in three prefectures on Sunday as scheduled, according to local media.