Japan's state of emergency has been extended

 

A state of emergency in Tokyo and some places in Japan was extended on Friday, less than three months before the Olympics games and Coronavirus restrictions are also in place as daily cases increase in the country.

The restrictions which was supposed to end by May 11 will now end by the end of this month, Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga said.


"The cases is on the increase in major cities in the country and hospitals keeps admitting patients. Some hospitals are also filled up" Suga said.


Japan's cases are smaller compared to other countries of the world, its death cases is a little above 10,500.

It's vaccination programme is gradually ongoing as some part of its population have been vaccinated.

Osaka governor Hirofumi Yoshimura, has warned that the cases in the country is getting high already and some patients die while waiting for the arrival of an ambulance.

The state of emergency has been extended to relaxation centres, schools and public places till further notice.


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