COVID-19 Information and ResoucesCOVID-19 Information and Resouces

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.

Guidelines for Lifting the State of Emergency This will open in a new window.

Speeches and Statements by the Prime Minister This will open in a new window.

Basic Policies for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control(Revised on May 25, 2020)

Analysis and Recommendations of the Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)(May 4, 2020) (Summary) PDF

Special Measures for Pandemic Influenza and New Infectious Diseases Preparedness and Response PDF

"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)

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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.

Information on Support Measures Related to COVID-19