Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Japan’s Shinzo Abe proposes state of emergency, US$1 trillion stimulus package

  • A month-long emergency, which falls far short of the strict lockdown measures seen elsewhere, will be declared for Tokyo, Osaka, and five other prefectures
  • More than 3,500 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Japan and 85 have died

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease, at his official residence in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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