Prime Minister Shinzo Abe because of the situation with coronavirus approved before may 6, the state of emergency in seven prefectures in Japan including Tokyo, announced April 7, the TV station NHK.
In addition to Tokyo, the state of emergency applies to the prefectures of Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka.
In the seven prefectures will be closed restaurants, karaoke, slot machine halls, and recreation. Grocery stores, banks, hospitals and other enterprises of public importance will continue to work.
All Japan’s 47 prefectures.
On April 7, in Japan 3906 recorded cases of coronavirus infection, of which 592 recovered and 92 died.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.35 million people, of whom more than 285 thousand recovered, and 74 856 died. The greatest number of cases and deaths recorded in the United States, Spain and Italy.