Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has called for stricter medical arrangements for returnees from airports and the UK.
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has confirmed the first case of a new type of coronavirus and a new coronavirus that is rapidly spreading to Britain.
Health Minister Norihisa Tamura announced the outbreak after meeting with Suga late Friday. The Prime Minister called for stricter quarantine arrangements for those returning from airports and Britain.
Entry into the rest of the United Kingdom is restricted except to hold residence permits with Japanese nationals.
New Year is a long government holiday in Japan. Most of them return to their hometowns to spend time with family and friends. Spend time with friends.
Earlier on Friday, Suga called for a silent New Year without regular meetings to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which violates daily social infection records.
He announced $ 2.6 billion in hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients. Cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, along the northern island of Hokkaido, have been plagued by rapid disease outbreaks.
“You want a New Year’s silence,” Shigeru Omi, the government’s top coronavirus expert, told a news conference in Tokyo.
If the infection does not subside, the spread of the virus will not be avoided.
Omi warned that it was important for all citizens to “move in the same direction” in tackling the health crisis.
“If we do not reduce the epidemic for many years, it will not be easy to change the bottom line as they rise sharply after the New Year,” he said.
“It simply came to our notice then.
The foods shared by Omi are a major cause of infection. People were asked to avoid large gatherings and to limit their food to four people who ate regularly or less.
This month marks the first time this month that more than 3,000 new cases have been reported every month, despite Japan avoiding many of the world’s most contagious diseases.
Tokyo had 884 infections on Friday and 888 on Thursday.
Japan, with a population of 126 million, is owned by Pfizer Inc. AstraZeneca Plc and Moderna Inc. have agreed to buy 290 million vaccines for 145 million people.
According to the Ministry of Health, front-line health workers and those with primary health conditions should be given priority for the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Ministry of Health.
It can lead to chronic heart disease and stroke. Chronic respiratory disease and chronic kidney disease are considered as priority conditions.
According to the group, 36 million elderly people and 8.2 million patients will receive the first shot.