HOME > NATION > Article

Text Size

small

medium

large


Suga Denies Need to Issue Virus Emergency Soon Again

Suga Denies Need to Issue Virus Emergency Soon Again

   Tokyo, July 9 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Thursday denied any immediate need for a fresh declaration of a coronavirus emergency, after Tokyo reported a record daily number of infection cases.
   "We don't think the current situation requires us to immediately issue a state of emergency again," Suga told a press conference.
   The Tokyo metropolitan government said it confirmed 224 new coronavirus cases on the day, a record high for the Japanese capital.
   The central government has not changed its plan to further ease restrictions on events from Friday, the top government spokesman said.

To read a full story, please click here to find out how to subscribe.

NATION

Aomori Tourism Information

HEADLINES

POLITICS
Japan Cautious about Importing Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine: Health Min. Kato
ECONOMY
Japan Govt Approves 1st Batch of Cultural Tourism Programs Involving 10 Areas
SPORTS
J. League Soccer: Up to Sagan Tosu Players, Staff Members May Have Coronavirus
OTHER
6,664 People Ambulanced for Heat Stroke across Japan in Week through Sun.

AFP-JIJI PRESS NEWS JOURNAL


Photos