While Prime Minister Suga has indicated that he will consider extending the state of emergency in one city and three prefectures, including Tokyo, for about two weeks, the city has gained an understanding of a stronger call and the pace of decline is slowing down. We would like to ensure that the number of people infected with the new coronavirus is suppressed within the extended period.
Regarding the state of emergency in Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa, Prime Minister Suga announced on the 3rd that he would consider extending the deadline of 7th of this month by about 2 weeks.
It has been pointed out that the situation needs to be further improved due to the slowdown in the number of infected people in Tokyo, and Governor Koike said on the night of the 3rd, "The extension basically matches the idea of the city." It was.
However, some executives in the city have said that it is not enough to extend the two weeks in a blink of an eye.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says that it is important to send messages in line with each other in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, and wants to get the understanding of the citizens of Tokyo and the prefecture for stronger calls and countermeasures and to surely reduce the number of infected people within the extension period. is.