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NHK World:Japan to lift state of emergency for all areas
The Japan Times:Japan to completely lift state of emergency as virus cases tail off

Coronavirus Related News Articles

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Coronavirus Severity

The Japan Times: Tokyo Reports 107 New COVID-19 Cases Days After Setting Single-Day Record (April 19, 2020) (New)
NHK World: Coronavirus Cases in Japan Exceed 10,500 (April 19, 2020)
The Japan Times: New Wave of Coronavirus Infections Threatens Japan’s Hospitals as Emergency Care Collapses (April 18, 2020) 

CNN: Japanese Medical Workers Fear the Worst as Coronavirus Cases Spike (April 18, 2020)

The Japan Times: Total Coronavirus Cases in Japan Exceed 9,000 (April 16, 2020)

The Japan Times: Cases of People Catching COVID-19 at Hospitals on the Rise in Japan (April 16, 2020)

The Japan Times: Japan Virus Deaths Could Top 420,000 Without Social Distancing, Panel Says April 15, 2020

The Japan Times: Untraceable Cases in Japan Raise Fear Outbreak Spiraling Out of Control April 14, 2020

NHK World: Nine Prefectures Running out of Hospital Beds (April 14, 2020)

NHK World: Expert Says Japan’s Coronavirus Situation at ‘Critical Point’ (April 14, 2020)

NHK World: Virus Victims Include Younger People (April 14, 2020)

Policy

The Japan Times: Japan waiting for Golden Week to decide on extension of state of emergency, sources say (April 21, 2020) (New)
The Japan News: Japan to allow online, postal applications for ¥100,000 cash handouts (April 18, 2020)
The Japan Times: Abe Administration Talks Up ¥100,000 Payout, but Who is Eligible? (April 18, 2020)
The Japan Times: 60% in Seven Japan Prefectures Still Going to Office Despite Emergency (April 17, 2020)
The Japan Times: Thick, Small, Bulky: ‘Abenomasks’ Arrive in Tokyo Mailboxes (April 17, 2020)
NHK World: Japan Opens Door to Home Drug Delivery (April 17, 2020)
NHK World: Did the State of Emergency Declaration Come Too Late? (April 15, 2020)
Forbes: No Lockdown In Japan: Request-Based Emergency Measures Having Limited Effect In Reducing Crowds (April 12, 2020)
The Japan Times: What changes Under Japan’s State of Emergency Declaration? (April 8, 2020)
The Japan Times: Japan State of Emergency to Cover Tokyo, Osaka and Five Other Prefectures (April 6, 2020)

Mitigation Efforts

The Japan Times: Experts in Japan call for more coronavirus tests as positive rate rises (April 23, 2020) (New)
The Japan Times: Over 210,000 Hotel Rooms Secured to Treat Coronavirus Patients (April 19, 2020)
The Mainichi: Japanese Customs-a Guide in Brave New Coronavirus World? (April 19, 2020)
ABC News: Abe Says Social Distancing Still Insufficient  (April 18, 2020)
Nikkei Asian Review: Japan Looks to Start Coronavirus Antibody Tests this Month (April 17, 2020) 
The Japan Times: Japan Governors Urge Firmer Stance on Golden Week Travel in Pandemic (April 17, 2020)
NHK World: How to Shelter in the Event of a Natural Disaster During the Coronavirus Pandemic (April 16, 2020)
The Japan Times: U.S. Forces Japan Extends Health Emergency to All of Country (April 15, 2020)
NHK World: Japan to Seek Increased Medical Supply Production (April 15, 2020)
NHK World: Foreign Trainees in Japan to Make Face Masks (April 15, 2020)

Impact on Public/Industry

NHK World: Lockdown can’t be forever. So what’s next? An Interview with epidemiologist Gabriel Leung (April 22, 2020) (New)
NHK World: Amid Outbreak People Offered Illicit Jobs (April 20, 2020)
The Japan Times: Coronavirus Crisis Offers Chance to Update Japanese Schools (April 20, 2020)
The Japan Times: McDonald’s Japan to Close Over 1,900 Dining Areas (April 19, 2020) 
The Japan Times: COVID-19 Puts the Squeeze on Japan’s Most Vulnerable (April 18, 2020) 
The Japan Times: Hard-to-Trace Coronavirus Cases Put Pressure on Japan’s Hostess Bars (April 18, 2020) 
The Japan Times: Suspected Virus Carriers in Japan Check Into Hotels, Seeking Tests and Aid (April 16, 2020)
NHK World: Toshiba to Close All Offices, Factories, in Japan (April 16, 2020)
The Japan Times: Japanese Police Warn That Criminals are Making the Most of Virus Outbreak (April 16, 2020)
NHK World: ANA Holdings to Put 16,000 Workers on Leave (April 15, 2020)

Local News:

Japan Today: Tulips Snipped to Prevent Crowds at Chiba Festival (April 20, 2020) (New)

The Mainichi: Popular Surf Spots Near Tokyo to Surfers-Do Not Come (April 18, 2020)
NHK World: Chiba City to Give Money to Anti-Virus Cooperators (April 17, 2020) 
The Mainichi: Park Facilities Under Patchwork Closures as Japan Gov’t Avoids Issuing Exercise Guidance (April 17, 2020)
The Asahi Shimbun: In Turnabout, Chiba to Ask Businesses to Close in Outbreak (April 12, 2020)
The Japan Times: Crowdfunding Aids Restaurants Crippled by Japan’s Coronavirus Measures (April 10, 2020)

 

 

 

 

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