The three prefectures of Saitama, Kanagawa, and Chiba will hold a meeting in which the governor will participate to discuss the state of emergency on the 29th, and will request the government if an agreement is reached.

On the 28th, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus was 1051 in Kanagawa prefecture, 870 in Saitama prefecture, and 577 in Chiba prefecture, all of which were the highest ever.

Of these, Saitama Prefecture, at a prefectural expert meeting held on the night of the 28th, asked for opinions on the policy of requesting the government to issue a state of emergency in cooperation with the three prefectures, and it was approved.

At a press conference after the meeting, Governor Ohno said, "There is a limit to the tactical response to a specific area. We are now at the stage of curbing the rapid spread of infection by requesting strict measures for all prefectures. ", And revealed that the three prefectures are in the final stages of making a request to the government to declare a state of emergency.

After that, he said, "I would like to improve the effect, including the younger generation, by calling in cooperation with Kanagawa and Chiba in the three prefectures."

Regarding the state of emergency, Chiba Prefecture has also decided to request it, and Governor Kuroiwa of Kanagawa Prefecture is also expected to request it in 3 prefectures, and a meeting in which the governors of 3 prefectures will participate on the 29th We will open to discuss the response and request the government if an agreement is reached.