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Japan suspends entry from Dec 28th due to COVID-19 outbreak

Japan suspends entry from Dec 28th due to COVID-19 outbreak

Japan suspends  entry from Dec 28th due to COVID-19 outbreak. According to Kyodo News, the Japanese government announced on the 26th that from the 28th to the end of January next year, new entry from all countries and regions will be suspended.

Japan suspends entry from Dec 28th due to COVID-19 outbreak

In addition, according to the Japan Broadcasting Association, according to the data reported by local governments and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan, between 0:00 and 20:00 local time on the 26th, 3877 people were newly infected in a single day in Japan. So far, the number of people infected with new coronavirus pneumonia in Japan has been accumulated. Reached 218,430 people. There were 47 new deaths on the 26th, and the cumulative death toll reached 3234.

On the 26th, 949 people were newly infected in Tokyo, a record high in the number of newly infected people in a single day in Tokyo. The cumulative number of infected people in Tokyo reached 55,851.

 

Japan temporarily suspends new entry applications for foreigners until the end of January 2021

On December 26, in the context of the detection of mutant strains of the COVID-19 virus in many countries, the Japanese government decided to suspend new entry applications for foreigners from all countries and regions from December 28 to the end of January 2021.

However, when Japanese citizens return to Japan, foreigners with “residence status” enter Japan, and business personnel from certain countries and regions that have entered into a fast-track agreement for business personnel with Japan are not affected by this policy.

In addition, for foreigners who have obtained a Japanese visa, if they enter Japan from December 28 to the end of January 2021, they must be isolated for 14 days after entering Japan.

 


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