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1875rem rotate 45deg ;transform:translateY -0. content--media:not. Subscribe to and keep your inbox happy. content--pillar-opinion. Rumors spread on the internet say the Japanese government is seriously considering declaring a state of emergency, that it plans to make the announcement Wednesday and lock down Tokyo on Thursday. Some have said the official figures of cases are likely to be well below the actual figures as a mere 46,172 tests for the virus have been conducted in a nation of 126. top-banner-ad-container:not. Norio Ohmagari, the director of Disease Control and Prevention Center, says it isn't just the spike in number that's worrying. svg. Names will be revealed by City Hall under this plan. important;border-radius:62. i-volume-low--tone-media,. 125rem;-webkit-transform:translateY -0. new-header:not. veggie-burger. At 5 p. 625rem;width:2. u-responsive-ratio embed,. Photo by Joel Rush These school closures, along with some businesses such as department stores limiting their hours of operation, some companies allowing their employees to telework from home, and some individuals opting dto do so of their own volition, were already decreasing the number of people in transit before the state of emergency. The PM's announcement is the first of its kind in Japan and grants new powers to mayors and prefectural governors to implement new and more rigorous measures to curb the illness. important;border:0. ad-slot--container-inline,. 3s ease-in-out, -webkit-transform. has-page-skin. Stay safe, and thank you so much. 125rem;margin:-0. vjs-volume-menu-button. 625rem! 3125rem;width:2rem;height:2rem;z-index:1;background-color:rgba 18,18,18,0. has-flex. important;top:0! linkslist. 5rem;height:1. 0625rem solid currentColor;border-left:transparent;border-top:transparent;margin-left:0. svg. ad-slot--right,. subnav--media. Carriages, where the virus can live for hours on poles and hand-straps, are essentially fast-moving incubators. 25rem 0. 3s ease-in-out;transition:transform. City authorities can request people to stay at home and avoid infectious circumstances. ' In the meantime, Abe has encouraged people to embrace a ''. pillar-link. 125rem;line-height:1. i-play-icon--news,. 9375rem 0. u-responsive-ratio object,. new-header--slim. loading. 5625rem;height:0. vjs-playing. Read more: "I have decided to declare a state of emergency because we have reached a point at which the spread of infections has become rapid and widespread across the country and is threatening to have a grave impact on people's lives and the economy," Abe said in an address to the Diet in Tokyo. September 10, 2020• Avoid. 375rem;margin-right:0. menu-group--membership. 2s cubic-bezier 0. important;height:2. 23, 1, 0. fc-container:first-child. Weaponizing shame But that was just for a weekend and it is unclear whether Tokyo merchants would shut down for a longer or indefinite period. The Minato Health Center in Minato-ward found that only 6. ad-slot--fabric. l-side-margins:before,. l-header--is-slim. Despite there being no legal basis for the state of emergency, most people complied with the requests made. 8125rem;max-width:23. Officially, Japan has over 1,400 confirmed cases, but the true number is certain to be far higher. 25rem;padding-left:2. svg. But with cities around the world on enforced lockdowns, people in Tokyo are wondering if their city will be next. ad-slot--commercial-component-high,. The wrangling was bitter, according to sources in the Tokyo metropolitan government. new-header--open. vjs-play-control,. linkslist-container. 23, 1, 0. svg. linkslist. new-header:not. She specifically requested that pachinko parlors and amusement facilities, universities and cram schools, sports and recreation clubs, theaters, event and exhibition venues and other commercial facilities take a vacation. The fashionable neighborhood of Omotesando was a ghost town by 6pm on Saturday evening; the eerie will-o-the-wisp down the street turned out to be a larger-than-life video ad for Yves Saint Laurent lipstick. media:after,. important;box-sizing:border-box! In Omotesando, the chic area next to Harajuku, almost everything was closed. Both the German and US governments have been highly critical of Japan's failure to enforce social distancing measures, or to do widespread testing for Covid-19. linkslist. js-off. 0625rem, transparent 0. ad-slot--inline,. preload-msg. svg. new-header:not. 625rem;margin-right:0. FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso attend the regular session of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, January 20, 2020. 625rem;padding-right:0. 25rem;padding:0 0. menu-group--editions. Like many highly anticipated happenings and sports events, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were due to concerns. The recommendations fall short of an order to stay at home, however, and shops, bars, restaurants and other businesses are still open. 25rem solid currentColor;left:0. 375rem;font-family:"Guardian Text Sans Web","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,"Lucida Grande",sans-serif;font-weight:700;background-color: ffe500;border-radius:1. See our and to learn more about the use of data and your rights. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has specifically highlighted concerns over an increase in cases with no clear infection links. i-comment-light-grey,. 875rem;top:-2. Even a voluntary shutdown would hit almost 97,000 retail establishments in Tokyo especially hard, given that they generate more than in annual sales, according to the latest available census data in 2016. The Tokyo Olympics will start July 23, 2021 and will run until Aug. 8, 2021, exactly a year after the 2020 games were set to start. The global recession has , based on a review of high-frequency data across major economies, according to Bloomberg Economics. i-close-icon-dark-small,. 625rem;top:0. closing or reducing hours. ad-slot--container-inline,. 125rem;margin-bottom:0. has-page-skin. 75rem ;padding:0 0. svg. Takeshita Dori, usually thronged with noisy tourists and giggling teenagers buying clothes and drinking bubble tea, was mostly silent. important;position:absolute! new-header--open. new-header--slim. veggie-burger. important;box-shadow:none! social-icon:focus,. And they welcome the prime minister's initiative, insisting that the new rules are largely "common sense" and will not have much impact on their new ways of life. pillar-link. The metropolitan government announced Monday an additional set of countermeasures spanning the next three weeks that aim to contain the virus from spreading further within the city, including the promotion of social distancing through social media, the cancellation or postponement of scores of public events and the provision of financial aid for local businesses. 75rem;min-height:17. paid-content. 125rem;line-height:2. important;clip:rect 0 0 0 0! September 10, 2020• The other major subway system is run by Tokyo Metro Co, Ltd, a private company. veggie-burger. loading. svg. vjs-play-control,. linkslist. Be mindful of and remember others are in the same uncertain situation as you. has-page-skin. important;height:1. ad-slot--inline,. content--pillar-sport. vjs-playing. Why did Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declare a national state of emergency? subnav--expanded. The greater Tokyo region encompasses six other surrounding prefectures and is home to more than 38. linkslist. rich-link. 125rem;box-sizing:border-box;color: 052962;display:block;line-height:1;height:1. has-page-skin. 23, 1, 0. important;margin:-0. The capital now has 443 cases, and with the Hokkaido crisis seemingly mastered, Tokyo is the viral epicenter of Japan. ad-slot--liveblog-inline,. my-account--icon:before,. l-row:after,. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, who once sought to topple Abe, had wrangled with the central government over the timing and extent of the shutdown needed to control the virus. 1875rem;padding:0. Latest News• ad-slot--crossword-banner. 625rem! has-page-skin. 4375rem;height:1. new-header--open. 625rem;bottom:0;padding:2. Kanazawa Bunko... Some universities, like Waseda University, have already moved many of their lectures online. linkslist. ad-slot--fluid :not. js-on. 625rem 1. js-off. vjs-play-control,. ad-slot--gallery-inline,. svg. content--pillar-sport. Koike said Tokyo is "now at a critical juncture" and appealed to residents to grasp the gravity of the situation and work from home as much as possible. ad-slot--mobile-sticky. landscape-tablet-and-above• new-header. Requests or orders? Nomura Research Institute economist Takahide Kiuchi forecasts a one-month lockdown will slice 2. Related Coverage• media:before,. has-page-skin. important;height:2. 8125rem;line-height:1. ad-slot--gc :not. There have been 66 deaths. 23, 1, 0. pillar-link--dropdown:hover. She also called on people to refrain from going out in the evening and this weekend. 0625rem, transparent 0. ad-slot--top-banner-ad-desktop. Shoppers did not seem too concerned about social distancing at the Nojima electronics shop in the... ad-slot--gc :not. has-flex. 1875rem rotate 45deg ;transition:-webkit-transform 250ms ease-out;transition:transform 250ms ease-out;transition:transform 250ms ease-out, -webkit-transform 250ms ease-out;vertical-align:middle;width:0. 375rem;width:1. 375rem;font-family:"Guardian Text Sans Web","Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,"Lucida Grande",sans-serif;background-color:rgba 255,255,255,0. content--pillar-lifestyle. As of Monday evening, there were 443 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tokyo. 8 million people. menu-group--editions,. 25rem;padding-right:1. 32, 1 ;transition:transform 0. pillar-link--sections:hover,. The photo above shows the food court on April 6 at the Aeon shopping center near where I live in suburban Yokohama. 75rem;margin:0. 25rem;margin-left:-1. 625rem! linkslist. "I suppose I am a little frightened — we can't see this virus and we don't know if anyone around us has it — but I think that if we use common sense and keep a good distance from other people, then we should be OK. important;background-color:transparent! is-modern. Although there is nothing to force businesses to comply with a request to limit the usage of their facilities, they could be shamed into doing so, one expert said. 23, 1, 0. In Tokyo, a new record number of 197 coronavirus cases of infection was confirmed on Saturday. is-not-modern. has-page-skin. 1875rem;top:0. Authorities in Tokyo have confirmed over 200 cases to date, and 41 of them came in a single day. vjs-paused. 23, 1, 0. The Northeast Asia democracies — Japan, South Korea and Taiwan — have so far resisted China- or Europe-style lockdowns in their major cities to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus. svg. has-page-skin. ad-slot--top-banner-ad-desktop. has-no-flex. 0625rem;height:0. ad-slot--comments. 0625rem solid currentColor;border-left:transparent;border-top:transparent;display:inline-block;height:0. 4375rem solid rgba 0,0,0,0. The governor has already said the capital may have to take extreme measures. Sellers of discretionary items such as Uniqlo clothing seller Fast Retailing Co.。 。 。 。 。 。 。

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