Mayor of Osaka Izumiotsu presents a cloth mask mentioned at a press conference
Prime Minister Abe, who was asked at a press conference about the appropriateness of distributing cloth masks, said the mayor of Izumiotsu City, Osaka, the hometown of the manufacturer that manufactures cloth masks, said that "it was also sold at newspaper companies". Visited ICU and handed it to Assistant Prime Minister Kihara to have Prime Minister Abe use the product.
Concerns over spread of infection due to travel during large holidays 80% reduction in contacts Experts' meeting
A government expert meeting to discuss measures against the new coronavirus issued a new proposal on the 22nd, and it is strongly feared that the infection will spread due to homecoming and travel during the long holidays. , Asked for thorough reduction of 80% of contact with people by avoiding the so-called "three-dense" environment. On the other hand, although many people have changed their behaviors such as refraining from going out after the declaration of an emergency, they are recognizing that it has not been confirmed at this stage whether the 80% reduction has been achieved.
If you do not respond to a request for leave cooperation
Nishimura's Minister for Economic Recovery, who is in charge of measures against the new coronavirus, will meet with Governor Koike of Tokyo on the night of the 22nd, and the guidelines for the prefectural governor to take stronger measures against business operators who do not respond to the request for cooperation for suspension of business. Was announced and announced on the 23rd.
Two-Week Declaration of Emergency Situation "Need more effort" Prime Minister New Corona
Two weeks have passed since the declaration of an emergency, and Prime Minister Abe urged him to reconsider his actions, assuming that the people's efforts were even more necessary. Urged to cooperate with the refraining from going out, such as "on-line homecoming" by having a video call.
Instructed to develop new corona receiving IT strategy Prime Minister
At a government meeting to examine IT strategies, Prime Minister Abe decided to use all kinds of technology to deal with the global spread of the new coronavirus, and to use IT in various fields. Instructed to formulate a new strategy.
"Developing guidelines so that strong measures can be taken when requesting leave" Economic Minister for Economic Recovery
Governor Morita of Chiba Prefecture has had a meeting with Nishimura's Minister for Economic Rehabilitation, which is in charge of measures against the new coronavirus. While Governor Morita asked business operators who did not respond to the request for cooperation for leave to set uniform standards for taking stronger measures, Minister Nishimura communicated the idea of developing guidelines as a national government. .
Experts' meeting Proposes that movement during large holidays should be minimized
Two weeks after the legal declaration of emergency, a government expert meeting was held. After the end, the Minister for Economic Rehabilitation Nishimura will continue to thoroughly implement the three actions of avoiding the "closed, dense, close" denseness, and strictly avoid going to the crowd during large holidays to minimize the movement of people. I made it clear that I received a recommendation that it should be done.
New Corona for Tokyo “Cooperation Fund” application begins
To prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government began accepting applications for the "Infection spread prevention cooperation fund" to be provided to businesses who fully cooperated with the suspension of business and shortened business hours from the 22nd. The payment of cooperation money is scheduled to start in early next month.
Extended re-study period for Aegis Asshore deployment due to new Corona impact
Regarding the deployment of the new interceptor missile system "Aegis Ashore", the Ministry of Defense is delaying the re-investigation progressing in the Tohoku region due to the spread of new coronavirus infection until the end of next month , I decided to extend it again.
Municipality requests a brewing company to use alcohol for disinfectant Fukui New Corona
Amid a shortage of alcoholic disinfectants throughout the country, Eiheiji-cho, Fukui Prefecture, commissioned a long-established local sake brewer to produce alcohol that can be used as an antiseptic. The produced alcohol is purchased by the town and distributed to medical sites, which means that this is the first such initiative by the local government in Japan.
Supplementary budget plan for economic measures to be established on 30th New coronavirus
The supplementary budget plan, which includes economic measures following the spread of the new coronavirus, is expected to pass through the House of Representatives on the 29th of next week and be approved by the House of Representatives on the 30th of the following day.
Aiming to enact a bill that prohibits the seizure of debt by 100,000 yen
Regarding the uniform payment of 100,000 yen in cash due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the Komeito will aim to pass the necessary bill to prevent seizure if financial institutions have debt.
Governor of Hiroshima withdraws "prefecture staff utilization of 100,000 yen" New Corona
Governor Yuzaki of Hiroshima stated that "it was not an appropriate word" regarding his statement that he would like to use the amount received by the prefecture staff for the uniform payment of 100,000 yen as a financial resource for the new coronavirus countermeasures of the prefecture. And, in effect, withdrew.
Declaration of emergency situation 2 weeks “Providing direction for future actions” Minister of Economic Recovery
Two weeks after the legal declaration of emergency, a government expert meeting was held and Nishimura's Minister for Economic Recovery said, "There is a sense of crisis that the efforts may be insufficient." Then, we asked experts to analyze their efforts so far and to show the direction of future actions.
Metropolitan council totals 375.4 billion yen Supplementary budget is established Support for leave request, etc.
A special meeting of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly was held, and a supplementary budget of 375.4 billion yen including the cost of countermeasures for the new coronavirus, such as cooperation payments paid to businesses who fully cooperated with closures and shortening of business hours, was passed and established. did.
The ruling and opposition parties to discuss measures to support rent payments at stores, etc. New Corona
Following a series of cases where it became difficult to pay rent due to the suspension of work due to the spread of the new coronavirus, we decided to discuss support measures with the ruling and opposition parties.
Cloth mask "No plans to change distribution plan" Chief Cabinet Secretary New Corona
Regarding the cloth masks that the government will distribute to every household twice, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga said at a news conference in the morning that defective products were excluded before distribution, and there is no plan to change the plan at this time.
Hiroshima prefectural governor discusses by saying "prefectural staff donates 100,000 yen" New Corona
Regarding the fact that the governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, Yuzaki, would like to have a uniform donation of cash of 100,000 yen from the country received by the prefecture staff to contribute to the new coronavirus countermeasures of the prefecture, It is an act of throwing hands into the assets of the staff. ”In addition to this, there is a lot of controversy, such as posting posts one after another on the Internet.
In case of prolongation of declaration, the prime minister's report is issued in advance. Opposition Party 4 New Corona
The Constitutional Democratic Party has asked the LDP that Prime Minister Abe should report to the Diet in advance if he / she wishes to extend the declaration of an emergency that will expire on the 6th of next month.
Nara City Hall Most of the windows of business are closed to prevent the spread of new corona infections
To prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Nara City has suspended the window service of the city office from the 22nd, except for urgent cases such as acceptance of death reports.
New Corona “Customers are crowded at supermarkets” Tokyo will consider correspondence
Governor Koike of Tokyo is urgently accused of congestion due to the large number of customers visiting supermarkets, etc., while the city requested thorough refraining from going out due to the spread of the new coronavirus. I showed the idea to consider the correspondence.
New interceptor missile jointly developed by the U.S.A.
Regarding the new interceptor missile jointly developed by Japan and the United States, senior officials of the US Department of Defense plan to conduct the first interception experiment assuming ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missile in the summer with North Korea in mind. I made it clear.
More than 10 countries such as Russia and Qatar will refuse foreigners' entry
Following the global spread of the new coronavirus, the government has decided to refuse foreigners from more than 10 countries such as Russia and Qatar. In addition, for countries and regions that are not subject to entry refusal, we plan to extend the deadline until the end of this month to suspend the effect of issued visas.
Futenma base relocation Design change application Okinawa Prefecture “No changes allowed”
Regarding the relocation plan of the US military Futenma base, the Ministry of Defense applied for a design change to Okinawa Prefecture on the 21st, but the prefecture says that it will not allow the change to prevent relocation, and that response will be the focus.
Considering stronger measures to analyze the effects of self-government
With the spread of the new coronavirus, the government will carefully analyze whether two weeks have passed since the declaration of an emergency and the effects of refraining from going out can be seen. With a view to taking stronger measures for businesses that do not respond to requests for cooperation for leave, we aim to reduce 80% of opportunities for contact with people.