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World Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

13:05  25 may  2020
13:05  25 may  2020 Source:   msn.com

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KAZINFORM - Japan plans to fully lift the state of emergency in the Tokyo metropolitan area and Hokkaido on Monday, a minister said Sunday, given a Earlier in the day, health minister Katsunobu Kato said Japanese medical institutions are seeing a lightening of their coronavirus caseload.

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a news conference in Tokyo on May 25, 2020. - Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on May 25, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials warned caution was still necessary to prevent another wave. (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON / POOL / AFP) (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) © Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a news conference in Tokyo on May 25, 2020. - Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on May 25, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials warned caution was still necessary to prevent another wave. (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON / POOL / AFP) (Photo by KIM KYUNG-HOON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Experts on a government-commissioned panel approved the lifting of the emergency in Tokyo, neighboring Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama prefectures, and in Hokkaido to the north, which had remained under the emergency declaration after it was removed in most of Japan earlier this month.

Japan, with about 16,600 confirmed cases and about 850 deaths, has so far avoided the large outbreaks that have been experienced in the U.S. and the Europe despite its softer restrictions.

State of emergency lifted across Japan, call for caution .
© Provided by Le Point The Japanese Prime Minister announced Monday the lifting of the state of emergency in the last regions of the archipelago where he was still in force, including Tokyo, allowing the third economy in the world to restart, while calling for caution. "We had very restrictive criteria to allow the lifting of the state of emergency. We judged that these criteria were met," said Shinzo Abe during a televised press conference.

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