The easing will be carried out right in the localities that are declaring a state of emergency.
This is the latest measure that the Japanese Government has taken to bring socio-economic activities back to normal.
In a message on September 16, Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide said that it would gradually ease restrictions on epidemic prevention to pave the way for the normalization of socio-economic activities. apply even in localities that are declaring a state of emergency.
Under this decision, those who have a vaccination certificate or test negative for COVID-19 will be able to travel between provinces and participate in major events. In addition, restrictions in the service sector such as restaurants will also be relaxed, restaurants can serve alcoholic beverages to those with the above certifications during the prescribed opening hours.
Japan eases epidemic prevention measures in localities in a state of emergency (Photo: AP)
In addition to implementing the policy of gradually easing restrictive measures for the COVID-19 epidemic, Japan will continue to strengthen the capacity of the health system such as mobilizing private medical facilities to participate in epidemic prevention and control. or set up a temporary medical station with equipment to provide oxygen and outpatient drugs, ready in case the disease can break out again due to the appearance of new strains.
When implementing this epidemic prevention measure, local governments in Japan will be responsible for monitoring the impact on the infection situation to take timely response measures. If the epidemic situation increases again, restrictive measures to prevent the epidemic will be implemented again.