Tokyo: Japan will extend a state of emergency to Tokyo and other regions in the wake of the Corona epidemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihida Suga announced a hard hit by Corona for a month until 7 March on Tuesday, addressing the parliament, stating, “The number of new cases is decreasing. I think targeted measures for eating and drinking Have been effective. ”
Corona cases were reported to decline, but health officials warned that people should not let their guard down, amid concerns about increased stress on hospitals and medical facilities. The extended emergency period will apply to 10 counties including Osaka, Aichi and Fukuoka.
Japan reported 1,792 new corona cases on Monday evening, bringing the country’s number of cases to nearly 400,000, with 6,000 dead. The number of infections marks the fifth straight day that the infection has fallen below the 1,000-mark, although the number has risen from the 393 new cases confirmed in the capital on the previous day, which carried over 100,000-mark cumulative cases.
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases have increased worldwide, with about 103.9 million infected with the deadly infectious. While 75,716,535 have been recovered, 2,247,005 have been killed so far. America remains the most affected country with 26,911,296, followed by India.