Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reiterated that a state of emergency will not be declared at this time

On August 6, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated that he would not declare a state of emergency when talking about the outbreak of the new crown disease on the morning of 6 August, according to the Japan Broadcasting Association. According to the previous report, 1357 new cases of new crown were confirmed in Japan on May 5, and the total number of confirmed cases has increased to 42813. Japan may enter a state of emergency again, the Minister of health, health and labor said on the 4th. At the same time, some local governments, including Okinawa, Sanchong and Aichi, have declared a separate state of emergency. In the face of the current epidemic situation, Abe admitted at the meeting on the 6th that “at present, the number of new infections in the country is still increasing”, according to the report. At the same time, he said, only look at the new number of confirmed cases in line month emergency, but because the number of critically ill patients is less than that in April, and the number of hospital beds is enough, so the current situation is “very different from the situation at that time”. On the current response measures, Abe clearly pointed out that “the status quo is not enough to declare a state of emergency”. However, he said that he would maintain a high degree of tension, continue to pay attention to the epidemic situation, and carefully promote the response measures through close cooperation with the autonomous body, so as to ensure that the medical system will not collapse. < p > < p > Japan’s new outbreak occurred in January 2020, and began to expand from the end of March. The Japanese government declared a state of emergency on April 16. After that, the Japanese government announced the lifting of the state of emergency on May 25. Since the middle of June, Japan’s epidemic has rebounded significantly. However, Abe and Japan’s chief Housing Minister, Kan Yiwei, have said that they will not enter a state of emergency again.