The number of foreign tourists who visited Japan last month was the same as the previous month for the first time in eight months, as the entry of foreigners was completely restricted except for special circumstances due to the declaration of emergency. It fell below.

According to the Japan National Tourism Organization, the number of foreign tourists visiting Japan last month was estimated to be 46,500, 98.3% less than the same month last year.

The number of foreign tourists has increased little by little since it dropped to 1,600 in May last year.

However, last month, the number of people decreased by more than 12,000 from the previous month, December last year, and fell below the previous month for the first time in eight months.

In response to the state of emergency, the Japanese government has taken measures to stop the traffic of business people to 11 countries and regions, and except for special circumstances, foreigners are fully allowed to enter Japan. Because it was limited to.

By country or region,

▽ Vietnam has 20,000 people

▽ China has 10,200 people

▽ South Korea has 2,500 people

▽ America has 1,200 people

▽ Philippines has 1,000 people.

Vaccinations have begun worldwide, but the situation is not expected to recover foreign tourists soon, and the impact on the tourism industry is likely to continue.