Release of declaration in Tokyo and other places “if it is possible as it is” May 23, Minister of Economic Revitalization Nishimura 19:00
In the tokyo metropolitan area and Hokkaido, where the declaration of an emergency continues, Minister for Economic Revitalization Nishimura expressed the recognition that it would be possible to cancel the declaration on The 25th if the number of new infected people remained as it is.
At a press conference, Mr. Nishimura, minister of economic revitalization, said at a press conference that the number of new people infected in Tokyo and Hokkaido, including Tokyo, where emergency declarations continue, was decreasing considerably, and Hokkaido, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa were also quite low at the moment. In addition, the number of severely injured people has decreased, as the beds are also quite secure.”
He said, “We recognize that the percentage of patients who are able to follow the number of new infections and the path of infection continues to be good,” and expressed the recognition that it would be possible to release the declaration on The 25th if the number of new infected people remained as it is.
On the other hand, Minister Nishimura clarified his policy of conducting questionnaires on the Internet in order to explore changes in public consciousness through self-imposed control and telework, and said, “I would like to show the new Japanese economic and social situation based on the change of consciousness in the “Framework Policy”, which will be taken into account in July.”