Japan considering state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas beyond May 11 - media
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
TOKYO, May 5 (Reuters) - The Japanese government is
considering an extension of the state of emergency for Tokyo
and other major urban areas that was scheduled to end on May 11,
the Yomiuri Newspaper said on Wednesday.
Japan had placed Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures
under a 17-day state of emergency on April 25 in an effort to
reverse the surge in coronavirus infections.
An extension of the emergency restrictions would come with
fewer than three mo ...