Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture has indicated that it is difficult to cancel the state of emergency, which is due on May 11, given the crisis situation in Osaka.
The prefecture will hold a meeting of the countermeasures headquarters to decide whether to request the government to extend the declaration.
Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture told reporters on the 4th about the infection situation of the new coronavirus in the prefecture, "It is a recognition that the infection is continuing to spread and the beds are extremely tight."
Governor Yoshimura said that the state of emergency, which is due on May 11, "I think it is difficult to loosen or cancel the current measures," and acknowledged that it is difficult to cancel the declaration at present. Shown.
On top of that, Governor Yoshimura said, "I would like to consult with the governors of Hyogo and Kyoto. Since the Keihanshin area is connected, I would like to continue to cooperate." After discussing with him, he expressed his intention to make arrangements in the three prefectures.
Based on changes in the number of infected people and the medical care provision system, Osaka Prefecture will hold a meeting of the countermeasures headquarters on the 6th or 7th after the 5th consecutive holidays to decide whether to request the government to extend the declaration. I will.