The government has announced a state of emergency in seven more districts as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in Japan. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at a news conference on Wednesday evening. the Japanese government has also imposed new restrictions on the entry of foreigners into Japan. From today, no foreign nationals are going to be allowed to enter Japan.
Earlier, on July 7, the govt declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and three surrounding districts for the second time in a row. Suga said at the time that he didn't think there was needing to declare a state of emergency in western Japan, which has populous cities like Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. However, because the situation in Corona continues to deteriorate across the country over the past week, he has had to step down. the entire number of infections in Japan now exceeds 3 million.
The seven districts under the emergency are Osaka, Kyoto, and Hugo within the Kansai region; Aichi and Gifu within the Tokai region, Tochigi in northeastern Tokyo, and Fukuoka in Kyushu Island. As a result, all areas of the country except Hokkaido within the north and Okinawa within the far south are now virtually under emergency. Restaurants and bars in those seven districts are going to be asked to shut by 8 pm, and various companies are going to be asked to finish their work at home or alternate traveling to the transportation in order that quite 80 percent of workers aren't present at the office at an equivalent time.
Taiwan and therefore the 11 countries that were previously exempt from foreign entry bans are now also under the ban. This order will remain effective until things improve. As a result, Japan is now virtually stopping from actual contact with the planet.
Although the thought of hosting the Olympics worked within the prime minister's mind, a recent survey found that about 80 percent of individuals in Japan don't want the Olympics to be held at a rescheduled time, in July-August this year. They think that it'll not be possible to regulate the coronavirus infection at that point. And while that's possible, many fear that the coronavirus could return in additional horrific forms if travelers from around the world start coming to Japan for the Olympics. As a result, they are doing not want Japan to require any risks.