The Japanese government said this Saturday that despite the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions imposed by the state of emergency, it is preparing economic recovery in certain areas of the country.
Minister Nishimura Yasutoshi, who is responsible for the coronavirus crisis in Japan, has announced that they will present a basic action plan to resume economic activity.
It is therefore expected that certain restriction measures in areas of the country where the outbreak has had less impact will be alleviated while adhering to protocols and sanitation measures, as reported by the Japanese chain NHK.
In addition, the deaths from Covid-19 have already exceeded 500, while the number of confirmed cases is more than 14,800 infected, with the exception of the 712 cases of the cruise ship ‘Diamond Princess’.
Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said his government was planning to extend the measure, whose original term expires on Wednesday, May 6, despite clarifying that the goal of reducing interpersonal contact by 80 percent has conflicting results between different groups from has age and different regions.