China News Service, December 28. According to the Kyodo News Agency of Japan, the Japanese government will suspend new entry of foreigners from all countries and regions that were previously conditionally allowed on December 28, and the measures will continue until the end of January 2021.

This is to prevent the mutated new coronavirus from entering Japan.

However, in order to minimize the impact on the economy, the bilateral business related persons who have reached agreements with 11 countries and regions including China and South Korea will continue to let them go.

  Previously, the Japanese government has refused entry by foreigners who have stayed in the UK and South Africa since December 24, 2020. This time the scope has been expanded.

Additional conditions for Japanese returning home from a short-term overseas business trip allow exemption of the 14-day quarantine measure after returning home, which will also be suspended from the 28th.

Data map: Japan under the epidemic.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Lu Shaowei

  In addition, the Japanese government has also strengthened quarantine measures.

For Japanese returning from France, Italy and other countries and regions where the mutated new coronavirus has been confirmed, from December 30, 2020 to the end of January 2021, Japan will require a test certificate within 72 hours before departure and enter the country at the same time It is also necessary to implement testing.

  On December 28, 2020, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stated at his official residence that the suspension of new entry of foreigners to prevent the mutated new crown virus from entering Japan was "announcing the suspension of entry in order to respond in advance."

On December 17, local time, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government of Japan held a new crown epidemic monitoring meeting to raise the alert level related to medical resources to the highest level of "emergency."

The picture shows a large number of passengers in a station in Tokyo.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Lu Shaowei

  Since the Japanese government has resumed business personnel exchanges with Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, China and other countries and regions since October, this policy change will not affect business personnel exchanges with these countries and regions .

In addition to short-term business visas, visitors from mainland China can also enter Japan through student visas.

  However, immigrants holding short-term non-business visas need to quarantine themselves for 14 days after arrival.

You cannot take public transportation after arriving in Japan.

There is no need to submit a nucleic acid test certificate before entry.