China News Service, June 18, according to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the afternoon of June 18 local time, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that from June 19, Japan will relax travel restrictions nationwide.

Data Map: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  On April 17, in view of the spread of the new crown epidemic, the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism issued a document calling on people throughout the country not to travel across prefectures.

  Recently, the domestic epidemic situation in Japan has eased. In view of this, the Japanese government decided to relax travel restrictions.

  According to NHK statistics, as of the morning of June 18 local time, the cumulative number of diagnosed cases in Japan was 17,689, with 935 deaths.