Regarding the measures against the new corona, an expert meeting of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare summarized the idea that wearing a mask is not always necessary if there is little conversation even if you can not get enough distance from the people around you outdoors. Therefore, the government will announce the concrete idea about wearing a mask on the 20th.

An expert meeting of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said on the 19th that wearing a mask is not always necessary if there is not enough conversation with the people around you outdoors, and it is recommended to the elementary school that has been recommended since February. Regarding the wearing of children over 2 years old before entering, we have summarized the idea that we will return to the conventional correspondence and do not ask for it uniformly.



In response to this, the government will announce the concrete idea about wearing a mask on the 20th.



On the other hand, regarding border measures, the policy is to raise the upper limit of the number of immigrants per day to 20,000 from next month and to ease quarantine measures at airports, etc. The countries and regions are divided into three groups, and adjustments are being made to exempt immigrants from the group with the lowest positive rate from testing and waiting measures even if they have not been vaccinated for the third time.



The government will announce a concrete mitigation policy for border measures on the 20th once the discussions by the relevant ministries and agencies are completed.

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