This page compiled the data relating to Corona Virus on 4/17/2020 in Japan.
The Cases of Mask Fraud Increases
From 04/17/2020, Japanese government delivers masks (Abenomask)for the citizens. Using this situation, some criminal try to scam selling masks for elderly people to go to their house or to sell high price comparing to the normal price.
Foreigners Who Live in Japan Can Have The Benefit
Regarding the “benefit of 100,000 yen per person”, the person in charge of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, which is in charge, said, “If we are registered in the Basic Resident Register, we are considering the benefit regardless of nationality.”
Shinzo Abe Holds A Press Conference
Shinzo Abe held a press conference about the explanation to Japanese Citizens as below:
- An emergency call expanded whole Japan and the government declared 13 specific areas.
- The government will give the benefits(100,000yen) for every Japanese.
If people who want to receive the benefits, they will apply on the web or delivery services. However, the government doesn’t make the website and any information. Please wait for the message from the minister.
Newly 201 Confirmed Cases Found in Tokyo
On 04/17/2020, Tokyo found 201 confirmed cases in one day in Tokyo. This rate is higher than any other day.
A Press Release Will Start from 18:00 in JPT
The prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe will hold a press conference from 18:00 (Japan Time).
He is going to talk about the state of emergency call and benefits for Japanese Citizens.
Mask Manifacturing Will Make A lot of Masks in Japan
The mask manufacturing giant Unicharm, held a video conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the 16th, and said that the monthly supply of the entire mask industry will increase by 100 million pieces this fall. Demand for masks is urgent due to the spread of new coronavirus infections, but Takahara explains, “If we have 1 billion masks a month, we can manage it.” The current supply is about 700 million pieces, and if the production increases, the dependence on imports will decrease.
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