Regarding measures to suspend new entry of foreigners in principle as a measure against the border of Omicron strains, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno comprehensively considered the accumulation of scientific knowledge on Omicron strains, based on opinions requesting a review. , Explained that they are considering mitigation.

Regarding measures to suspend new entry of foreigners in principle as a measure against the border of Omicron stock, the government is proceeding with consideration for mitigation, taking into account opinions from the business community and requesting a review.



Regarding this, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said at a press conference in the morning, "I am aware that there are various requests. In the future, we will accumulate scientific knowledge on Omicron strains including mutants and change the infection situation inside and outside the country. In addition, we are considering mitigation measures by comprehensively considering the state of overseas border measures. "



On that basis, regarding quarantine in the case of mitigation and waiting after entering Japan, "We would like to strengthen the quarantine system by securing an inspection system for quarantine at the time of entry and securing a waiting facility for immigrants from specific countries." Said.

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