Japan considers new COVID emergency declaration after spike in cases

Posted by on January 2, 2021 8:39 am
Categories: US National Stories

Japanese officials may call a COVID-19 emergency declaration after a spike in infections, the country’s top pandemic response leader said Saturday. Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura told reporters that the situation in Tokyo is so dire that a national state of emergency may be reinstated. He said health experts will be consulted, but to start, restaurants…