Former Prime Minister Nakasone's joint funeral postpones due to spread of infection February 21 17:19
As the spread of the new coronavirus spreads and moves to refrain from rallying and events spread throughout the country, the LDP government has decided to postpone the implementation of the joint burial of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, scheduled for next month, 15th. Was.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare issued a cautionary note on the 20th in response to the spread of the new coronavirus and the movement to refrain from rallying and events spreading throughout the country. At the time of the event, he called for consideration of the necessity of the event based on the status of infection.
Under these circumstances, the government LDP has decided to postpone the implementation of the joint burial of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone scheduled for next month.
In this connection, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kan said at a press conference in the afternoon, "We are currently considering the issue of infectious disease prevention, taking into account the size of attendees."
The government confirmed this policy at the Cabinet meeting on 25th of this month, and will determine the schedule again after assessing the status of infection with the new coronavirus.