Foreign Minister Mogi Close to 11 countries such as India subject to entry refusal New Corona May 22 17:51
As a measure against the borderline of the new coronavirus, Foreign Minister Mogi has announced that he will add 11 countries including India in the near future to the measures for refusal of entry. On the other hand, when deregulating, he indicated that he would give priority to the corporate management and specialized human resources, and gradually increase the number of traffic to and from overseas.
In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the government will take measures to refuse entry of foreigners in 100 countries and regions such as the United States and Russia, and will also provide "infectious disease risk information" to Japanese travelers abroad. Has been raised to “Level 3” which advises cancellation of travel.
At the press conference, Foreign Minister Mogi explained that he has raised the "infectious disease risk information" to "Level 3" for 11 countries such as India, Argentina, and South Africa, and announced that he will also refuse entry.
As a result, the refusal of immigration will cover 111 countries and regions.
In addition, regarding the measures to suspend the validity of issued visas for countries that are not subject to entry refusal, we have announced a policy to further extend the deadline until the end of this month.
On the other hand, regarding the mitigation of waterfront measures that the government is considering on the assumption that the infection in Japan will be converged, Minister Mogi says that the first step is for corporate executives and specialized personnel, the second step is international students, the third step is Showed the idea of gradually increasing traffic in the form of ordinary tourists.