Tokyo: Japan has declared a state of emergency in the wake of an increase in the spread of the virus. The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe said this. An emergency is being declared in seven areas, including Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, and Osaka.
The financial package is also being announced to help people affected by the spread of the virus. The state of emergency will be announced for a month. The Prime Minister of Japan said that the state of emergency will come into effect from midnight today.
In Japan, however, 3,645 people were infected. 85 people have lost their lives due to the virus. But the number of sick people this week has doubled over the past week, raising concerns for the government.