Prime Minister Abe informs the Liberal Democratic Board of Directors about the extension policy of the emergency situation 16:53 on May 4

Regarding the declaration of emergency, Prime Minister Abe announced at the board of directors of the Liberal Democratic Party that it will extend until the 31st of this month while keeping the target area nationwide.

The government will officially decide to extend the declaration at the countermeasures headquarters to be opened later.

Prime Minister Abe will hold a press conference on the night of the 4th, explain the reasons for the extension, and call on the people to cooperate again.