COVID-19 INFORMATION What you need to know about the coronavirus if you are living in Japan or planning a visit.

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Posted in: Japan advises against travel to 50 nations including U.S., China See in context

Japan it’s no more a foreign problem. It’s a local one one. The community spread of infection is in full swing now. The rising number of daily infections and over 60 infections in one facility in Chiba is enough evidence.

However, as usual the politicians will make it look like a foreign problem to cover their bad decisions.

Of these, 1032 Japanese citizens accounted for 56.7%, and foreigners accounted for 43.3%.

Can you please share the source as well?

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Posted in: Abe, Aso to avoid same meetings as precaution against virus infection See in context

"If Abe is incapacitated, Aso who is already incapacitated is next in line to step in as the country's leader."

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Posted in: Koike calls for fewer outings; says state of emergency up to PM See in context

As the olympics is postponed by Abe and IOC, I can start coming to TV for tell people how to live their lives and eventually shame them for not following the manners but I will not take any actions where I might be held responsible.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug 8 in 2021 See in context

Talk about priorities

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Posted in: Abe warns Japanese to prepare for prolonged coronavirus battle See in context

As the Olympics are gone let’s show our face to public and get some votes by acting tough and portray that we are doing something.

it’s too little too late. Japan is still complacent and the Govt’s current action is saving face and setting grounds to start blaming the public for the spread.

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Posted in: Tokyo begins quiet weekend, but some go about as usual See in context

Some people are just selfish.

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Posted in: 92 from Chicago let in at Narita airport without being asked to self-isolate See in context

"This incident is really regrettable and shouldn't have happened," Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said at a press conference.

Can’t Abe find one competent person for his cabinet? This genius after spreading corona by his stupid decisions will soon be “urging” and “blaming” people for not following the “urges”.

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Posted in: Japan to set up coronavirus task force; no state of emergency yet See in context

"I told Prime Minister Abe there is a high risk of coronavirus spreading widely," Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told reporters after a meeting Shinzo Abe and Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura.

Isnt he he same guy who few days ago arrogantly said that having testing capacity doesn’t mean we have to use it, they are monitoring the clusters carefully and there’s no widespread infection.

What a team of crooks

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Posted in: Japan considers one-year grace period for corporate taxpayers hit by virus See in context

LDP serving their masters as usual.

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Posted in: Koike urges Tokyo residents to stay at home at weekend See in context

I guess it was supposed to happen as the Olympics were postponed.

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Posted in: All signs point to Tokyo Olympics being postponed See in context

The signs were always there, Abe and cronies just needed a message from their American masters to open their eyes and see them.

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Posted in: Parents worried about impact of school shutdown See in context

I would be more stressed sending my kids to school and mix up with kids during the pandemic.

Parenthood is all about giving up almost everything for the well being of kids.

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Posted in: Koike urges cooperation to avoid Tokyo lockdown See in context

oh finally the popular Tokyo Governor showed up.

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Posted in: Cluster suspected at Oita medical center after 2 more virus cases confirmed See in context

Cherry blossom viewing is OK. It's open air.

it’s good to have you back. We can teach our kids the kind of wisdom they have to stay away from.

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Posted in: No. of coronavirus infections in Japan passes 1,000 See in context

I tried to get some information about the situation in Japan, and apparently Japanese Govt has more information on their website about China than Japan. The numbers here are so odd and weird I cannot trust them even when I want to.

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Posted in: Aso calls Tokyo 2020 the 'cursed Olympics' See in context

*"It's a problem that's happened every 40 years - it's the cursed Olympics - and that's a fact," Taro Aso, who also serves as deputy prime minister, said in a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.*

Is this how Japanese ruling party gathers facts for decision making?

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Posted in: COVID-19 and beyond: World 'nowhere near' ready, expert says See in context

Ah the “experts” again.

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Posted in: Experts foresee Tokyo Games without spectators if virus lingers See in context

The world would be much better if we didn’t have these “experts”

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Posted in: Gov't to take bold steps to beat virus fallout: economy minister See in context

If goons at the ministry would stop coming up with ideas on how to waste money, we might get a lower tax rate that will effect the overall economy

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Posted in: Kurabo to sell kits to detect new coronavirus in 15 minutes See in context

The Chinese company benefitting from the sales of kits is partners with Japanese company importing it and most probably the Japanese partner will make a lot more money than Chinese.

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Posted in: Politician apologizes for ¥8.9 mil face mask price gouging See in context

This guy has great potential to lead LDP.

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Posted in: Japan eyes emergency coronavirus legislation as infections rise See in context

In summary the Government will make laws to control people more by telling them if they can get out of home or not and find ways to spend money on their friend’s companies.

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Posted in: Abe says gov't ready to boost fiscal spending for virus-hit economy See in context

Fiscal spending seems to be a solution to all problems in Japan.

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Posted in: Abe says gov't will create ¥270 bil fund to fight virus spread; asks for public support See in context

and where will this money get used? More Nippon Kaigi associated companies?

I have never seen a PM so disconnected from the realities.

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Posted in: Abe urges 2-week curb on big events to stem coronavirus spread See in context

I feel bad for Abe, seems like the only authority he has is "to urge"

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Posted in: Japan announces basic policy to fight spread of coronavirus See in context

"It is extremely important to slow down the pace of increase in the number of infected people if we are to contain an epidemic in the country," the basic policy said.

thank God the J Govt has basic policy now I can sleep peacefully.

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Posted in: Gov't panel, responding to criticism, says cruise ship not designed to be hospital See in context

The purpose of the quarantine was to protect Japan not to protect the people on the Ship.

and yet still failed again

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Posted in: Gov't panel, responding to criticism, says cruise ship not designed to be hospital See in context

There is a “small possibility” of scattered cases that will create small clusters in communities after passengers return, said Norio Ohmagari, an infectious diseases expert at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine. "So I'd like to call upon all the travelers who disembarked from the ship ... to report to the authorities as soon as possible" if they develop any symptoms, he said. “By doing that, we can prevent another cluster from happening.”

one paragraph summing up incompetence, deception, avoiding responsibility and lack of empathy for the general populace by one of the many good for nothing connected bureaucrat.

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Posted in: Gov't considers using anti-flu drug Avigan to treat coronavirus See in context

I hope the government stops doing anything because so far they have just screwed up

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Posted in: Japan confirms 14 more virus cases; school to be closed for 2 days See in context

Please try to remember that Japanese Gov. didn't create this problem. It's easy to blame Japan for their response, but there are many people doing their best to come up with a cure.

True, the virus wasn’t created by Japanese government but this situation is created by the stupidity of Japanese government.

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