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Tokyo is expected to further ease restrictions from Monday, despite a certain increase in infections

May 30, 2020

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has confirmed that the Japanese capital is preparing to continue easing restrictions on the spread of the coronavirus this Monday, despite a certain increase in infections this week.

Koike has announced a phase change that will include the reopening of companies such as gyms, cinemas, theaters and non-essential businesses.

However, according to the governor, restaurants and cafeterias are asked to stop serving food and drinks after 10 p.m.

Tokyo is expected to further ease restrictions from Monday, despite a certain increase in infectionsTokyo is expected to further ease restrictions from Monday, despite a certain increase in infections

Despite the fact that the number of infections in Tokyo has increased in the past few days (22 new cases were reported on Friday), the authorities have said these relief measures given the impact of the quarantine on the economy.