Regarding the large-scale inoculation of the new coronavirus vaccine in Tokyo and Osaka, the Ministry of Defense, which manages it, announced that it will start accepting reservations for the Tokyo venue from around 11:00 am on the 17th and for the Osaka venue from around 1:00 pm Did.

To accelerate vaccination, the government plans to open large vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka on the 24th of this month.

Prior to this, Deputy Minister of Defense Nakayama announced at a press conference that reservations would be accepted from around 11:00 am on the 17th for the Tokyo venue and around 1:00 pm for the Osaka venue.

However, to avoid confusion,


one week from 17th,

only the

23 wards of Tokyo and elderly people aged 65 and over living in Osaka city will be accepted,

▽ from 24th of this month in Tokyo and Osaka prefecture,

▽ 31st of this month It was revealed that the target area will be expanded to 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures in Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa, and 2 prefectures and 1 prefecture in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo.

Reservations are accepted only on the Internet through the Ministry of Defense website and the communication app LINE, and a dedicated telephone window will be opened on the 21st of this month to respond to inquiries regarding operation methods.

Deputy Minister Nakayama said that if the reservation for vaccination to the local government overlaps, the vaccine may be wasted, and he requested that one of the reservations be canceled promptly. I have secured it, so please do not panic and make a reservation calmly. "