Japan's Response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease:
Declaration of a State of Emergency
As of May 25, 2020, the Declaration of a State of Emergency has been lifted in all prefectures, as it is deemed that the emergency situation measures are no longer necessary.
"How Japan Beat Coronavirus Without Lockdowns", by Mr. Yasutoshi Nishimura, Minister of State for Economic Revitalization and Minister in charge of Covid-19 response PDF (Francais) PDF
(The article above was originally published on July 7, 2020 in the Wall Street Journal. The contents of the article have been used with permission of the Wall Street Journal and posted to this site without modification)
Change in Daily Cases (Today)
Change in Daily Cases (Yesterday)
Based on data released by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
Beginning from May 8th, 2020, all data on this website concerning domestic cases is compiled from reports from local governments rather than reports from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
The number of new cases represents the total of the number of cases released individually by each local government. The total may slightly vary from the change in number of cases from the previous day.