Masked commuters head to work near Tokyo Station on Monday, after the city and other parts of the country were placed under a state of emergency last week to halt the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: Japan’s employees are working from home, but stress has followed them

  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on companies to find ways to let employees work remotely and set a target of 70 per cent fewer commuters
  • Firms can cut costs and employees don’t need to commute, but 40 per cent of people said their mental health had been affected by teleworking
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Masked commuters head to work near Tokyo Station on Monday, after the city and other parts of the country were placed under a state of emergency last week to halt the spread of coronavirus infections. Photo: Kyodo
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