Go To Travel Tokyo also targets event restrictions to be relaxed Experts discuss September 11 at 6:23 p.m.
The government is planning to add travel to Tokyo and people living in Tokyo, which was previously excluded by Go To Travel, as measures to stimulate tourism demand, from the 1st of next month, and will have a subcommittee of experts on the evening of November 11 to ask for opinions on whether or not to start and how to prevent infection.
The government’s subcommittee to consider the Corona Virus antivirus program began shortly after 5:30 p.m. and was attended by Minister of Economy, Trade and Welfare Nishimura and Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Kato.
In this interview, Minister Nishimura expressed the government’s policy to include travel to Tokyo and people living in Tokyo from the 1st of next month in Go To Travel, a measure to stimulate tourism demand, and asked for opinions on whether to start and how to prevent infection.
He also called for views on mitigation measures such as removing the limit of 5,000 participants, while maintaining a limit of up to half of the previous capacity for events such as professional baseball and the J.League, which will be held at venues with a capacity of more than 10,000 people, over the restrictions on the holding of events.
On the other hand, Minister Kato said that he would like to work to secure the quantity of vaccines that can be provided to all citizens by the first half of next year.