Prime Minister Abe supports Iran, including granting Abigan free of charge Corresponding to the new Corona
Regarding the response to the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Abe talked to Iran's President Lohani, who has a large number of deaths, by telephone and provided "Abigan", which is expected to be effective as a therapeutic drug, free of charge. He showed the idea of supporting Iran through an international organization.
Coordination for New Corona Correspondence National Security Director and US Presidential Assistant
Regarding the response to the new coronavirus, Director-General of National Security Bureau Kitamura met on the telephone with the US Assistant to President O'Brien and agreed that the two countries will continue to work closely together to control the infection.
Koike Metropolitan Governor's Conference "Emergency Measures Continue Until May 31" New Corona
In response to the extension of the national emergency declaration until 31st of this month, Governor Koike of Tokyo held a temporary press conference, and continued to request for closure and shortening of business hours after the extension of the emergency declaration. In addition, it was clarified that an "infection spread prevention cooperation fund" will be additionally provided to businesses that fully comply.
Prefectural governments will continue to respond to requests for leave and restart schools
In response to the extension of the declaration of emergency, many prefectures hold countermeasure headquarters meetings on the nights of the 4th and 5th, and have set policies regarding future requests for suspension of business and reopening of schools and public facilities. . Responses vary depending on the prefecture, but there are some local governments other than the “special alert prefectures” that do not extend the leave request and some prefectures have decided to restart prefectural schools.
Examination of lifting emergency declaration Listening to opinions around the 14th and 21st
Following the extension of the state of emergency declaration based on the Act on Special Measures against New Coronaviruses, Minister of Economic Rehabilitation Nishimura held a video conference with Chairman Iizumi of the National Governor's Association to discuss whether to cancel the declaration this month. Following the 14th, one week later, on the 21st, he expressed his intention to hear from experts.
Governor of Chiba Prefecture leave request one to two weeks after the prospect to review possible or consider
In response to the decision to extend the emergency declaration, Chiba Prefecture held a countermeasures headquarters meeting on the 5th and indicated that it would continue to request business operators to take leave.
National civil servant recruitment test
Following the extension of the emergency declaration based on the Act on Special Measures against New Coronaviruses, it has been decided that the recruitment test for "general staff" of national civil servants will be postponed further. The date of the examination has not been decided, and the personnel administration will announce it once it is decided.
Extension of Emergency Situation Nishimura Economic Revitalization Videoconference with 3 economic groups
In response to the extension of the emergency declaration based on the Act on Special Measures against Countermeasures against New Coronaviruses, Minister of Economic Rehabilitation Nishimura held a video conference with the top of three economic groups on the 5th to prevent infection while working closely with the business world. He also worked to reinstate socio-economic activities and showed his intention to end the infection by the end of this month, the deadline for declaration.
Governor of Koike The idea that it is necessary to take measures in consideration of economic activities New Corona
Governor Koike of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said that the emergency declaration based on the Special Measures Law against New Coronavirus was extended until May 31. I would like to move forward. ”He said that he needed to take measures to prevent the spread of infection as well as to take into consideration economic activities, which are heavily affected by self-restraint.
Vaccine development totaling 860 billion yen Over 30 countries and regions including Japan
While EU = European Union and others have called for funding to accelerate vaccine development for the new coronavirus, it is expected that about 860 billion yen will be collected from more than 30 countries and regions including Japan.
Prime Minister Abe announced support for more than $ 800 million in development of new corona vaccine
Regarding the spread of the new coronavirus infection, Prime Minister Abe will send a video message to the EU and other events aimed at raising funds for vaccine development on the night of 4th, and will support more than $ 800 million domestic and overseas. Expressed.
Rent support for stores, etc. Adjust by expanding the number of eligible companies LDP New Corona
The Liberal Democratic Party is making adjustments toward expanding the scope of the emergency declaration, as to support measures for businesses whose rent payments are difficult due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
For pachinko parlors, golf courses are important points for relaxation of restrictions set by the government
Following the change in the basic policy regarding the extension of the emergency declaration, the government notified the prefectures of the points to be noted when relaxing the restrictions.
Declaration of emergency Is it possible to restart socio-economic activities?
Regarding the declaration of an emergency situation based on the Act on Special Measures against New Coronaviruses, the government has extended the target area to the whole country until 31st of this month. The policy is to analyze the infection status of each prefecture, and consider canceling the infection before the deadline, but it seems that the issue will be whether it can lead to full-scale restart of socio-economic activities while preventing the spread of infection. .
Requests such as suspension of operations in Tokyo are changed or adjusted. New Corona
In response to the extension of the "Emergency Declaration," Tokyo is basically in the process of adjusting whether or not to change the target facility, etc. in the direction of continuing the request for closure and shortening of business hours. , Governor Koike will hold a press conference and explain.