In Tokyo set a new record for daily growth of new cases of coronavirus, which reached number 367, one more than the previous highest figure of 23 July, reported the TV channel NHK.
According to him, all in the Japanese capital positive test results there were 12 of 228 thousand from the beginning of the pandemic.
The number of new cases COVID-19 in Japan for a day on Wednesday for the first time since the start of the pandemic exceeded a thousand, reported the TV channel NHK.
The increase in the number of identified infections by coronavirus occurs on the background of intensive tests COVID-19 in this country.
The U.S. Ambassador in Seoul Harry Harris said that he was glad to shave off his mustache, which he had been criticized by the South Koreans, the diplomat claims that he did it to make it comfortable to wear a mask.
"I am glad that it did. I had a choice - either keep a mustache, or wearing a mask. Summer in Seoul is too hot and humid to combine. Instructions against COVID important, and now I'm the man in the mask!" he wrote on Twitter.
The number of diagnosed cases of infection with coronavirus infection in Japan per day rose to 31 583 961, transfers TV channel NHK.
Most cases occur in Tokyo (131), Osaka (87) and Aichi Prefecture (76).
. World-renowned designer Kansai Yamamoto died at the age of 76 years, according to NHK.
He died on July 21, but his daughter Mirai Yamamoto wrote about this in his instagram on Monday, July 27.
The total number of identified infections by coronavirus in Japan, given the 712 infected on a cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was in quarantine at the Japanese Yokohama in February, exceeded 31.3 thousand people a day in the country were identified 825 new cases COVID-19.
According to the channel NHK, the largest number of new infections confirmed in Tokyo (239 people) and Osaka (141 people). Also a significant increase in the number of infections observed in the prefectures of Aichi (80) and Fukuoka (90 people).
Moscow rejects Tokyo's claims in relation to defence activities in the Kuril Islands, is a territory of Russia, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"We are surprised, of course, that the relevant provisions of the document not only completely detached from reality, but just riddled with mistrust, suspicion of the course of action our country that focus exclusively on effective national security in conditions of tense political and military situation in the Asia Pacific region", - said Zakharov on the briefing.
The environment is threatened by pollution disposable masks for protection from COVID-19 warns Japanese Agency Kyodo, citing in his review of the data of ecologists, divers and reports of witnesses from different parts of the world.
Citing the testimony of divers, the Agency reports that along the coast of Japan began to appear in the water of the abandoned mask.
The number of new cases COVID-19 a day in Tokyo reached a new record 366 persons turned out to be positive for the virus, announced Thursday by the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.
"Today, the number of new cases of infection has reached 366 people," - said the Governor.
Japan announced Wednesday a record number of 750 cases COVID-19, revealed in a single day, according to the Agency Kyodo.
According to him, this figure exceeded the records of April of this year, when Japan had entered a state of emergency that lasted for about a month and a half.
The Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike, speaking at a regular press conference in the Japanese capital again urged residents to refrain from going outside, to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Addressing a request to the residents and businesses of the city, Koike reported that the number of new positive test results for COVID-19 can exceed 300 per day, and the infection is expanding both geographically and by age groups.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus infection in Tokyo on Wednesday once again exceeded 200, a total since the epidemic began in the capital of Japan are sick more than 10 thousand people.
"The final figures yet, but the number exceeded 200. About 230-240 people," - said to journalists the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.
The program of support of domestic tourism Go To Travel came into effect in Japan except Tokyo, the capital, was excluded from the program due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation – a record of continuous growth diseases COVID-19.
"In any case, care should be taken to avoid concentrations of people in close unventilated room. We ask the public to assist in this. A course for serious recovery of economic activity remains unchanged," - told reporters the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. His words are quoted by TV channel NHK.
The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in Tokyo again exceeded two hundred, said Tuesday the Governor of the capital Yuriko Koike.
"The question now to be confirmed, but I heard (infections) more than 200, in the area 230. It's a lot", - quotes its words TV channel NHK.
Case coronavirus infection confirmed in another US military base in Japan: this time COVID-19 identified in the employee base "Yokota" in Tokyo, transfers TV channel NHK.
According to representatives of the American command, the coronavirus was diagnosed in an employee, who returned to Japan from the United States. Currently, he and those with whom he came in contact with, isolated.
The level of support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rose 2.1 percentage points to 38.8 per cent, despite the General dissatisfaction with the way the government cope with the ongoing epidemic of coronavirus infection, according to the research Agency Kyodo.
In particular, 66.4% of respondents believe that the government should re-introduce a state of emergency amid a sharp increase in the number of new infections. Earlier this week, the Secretary-General of the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga stated that the government does not consider it necessary to immediately renew the emergency mode.
The number of diagnosed cases of infection with coronavirus infection in Japan has exceeded 26 thousand: Sunday COVID-19 was confirmed in 486 people, transmits television channel NHK.
The greatest number of new infections are in Tokyo 188 people. For the first time in the last four days it dropped below 200. Record in the Japanese capital was set last Friday, when the virus was detected 293 people.
The first after the lifting of state of emergency a major international exhibition of paintings, which was the collection of the national gallery in London, takes place in Tokyo with a delay of three months and new ones dictated by COVID-19, rules. How did you manage to combine the exhibition in a confined space in compliance with all the precautions and what came of it, found out the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Posters announcing the exhibition of the national gallery in London, appeared in Tokyo since the end of last year. She was supposed to open March 3, but due to the spread of a new coronavirus infection since the end of February and then the introduction of state of emergency the long-awaited opening was late for three months. The organizers of the exhibition had to solve a difficult problem: how to avoid the accumulation of large numbers of people in a confined unventilated space – the inevitable conditions of any exhibition and at the same time the most dangerous from the point of view of the spread of coronavirus.
Highest since April 11, the number of new cases of infection COVID-19 – 655 - revealed in Japan on Saturday, reported the TV channel NHK.
This is the highest figure per day since April 11, when it was revealed 720 of the cases. On Friday in Tokyo, was awarded the record for new cases of infection – 293 people, on Saturday, the figure dropped only slightly, identified 290 new cases.
The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Japan almost 25 thousand, on Friday COVID-19 was confirmed in 595 persons, informs TV channel NHK with reference to data of local administrations.
More than half of those infected – 293 person – revealed in Tokyo. The last two days in the Japanese capital recorded a "record" for the number infected. On Thursday the virus was confirmed in 286 people.
The government of Japan sees no need to re-enter a state of emergency, despite the increase in the number of infections coronavirus infection, said Friday the Secretary General of Japanese Cabinet of Ministers of Yoshihide Suga.
"Despite the increase in the number of hospitalized, only seven people are in serious condition, so the health system is complex. In this regard, we believe that the current situation does not require immediate introduction of a state of emergency", - he stressed.
A new record for the number of new cases COVID-19 recorded in Tokyo: the day the virus was confirmed at 293 people, reported the TV channel NHK.
Before it was identified 286 cases of infection. To this day the largest number of infected people in the Japanese capital was the 10th of July, when tests showed positive for the virus in 243 people.
Next export the flight from Tokyo to Vladivostok is scheduled for July 20-only citizens living in the far Eastern Federal district, said in a statement published by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Japan in Facebook.
According to the Embassy, the number of places onboard is limited, the lists will be "formed on the basis of registration on the portal". Departure from Narita airport, scheduled for 13.05 local time (07.05 GMT).
A record number of new cases COVID-19 fixed Thursday for the day in Tokyo it reached 286, reported the TV channel NHK.
By far the greatest number of infected people in the Japanese capital, it was revealed on July 10, when tests showed positive for the virus in 243 people. However, the number of tests in Tokyo have increased significantly. The data were provided had performed their medical institutions and health authorities.
Power Tokyo raised to the maximum level four the threat of the spread of the coronavirus in the background that lasts for a week of daily increase in the number of infections reported to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
"The current situation is that, I think you should warn about the spread of the infection," she said at a press conference.
Despite the increase in the number of positive test results for coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Tokyo, the situation is different from what it was in March-April, namely, fixed low number of severe cases, said Monday the Japanese experts at a press conference in the foreign Ministry of Japan.
"There are an increasing number of cases due to the clustered distribution of infection, but in severe cases compared to APR less," - said the head of the government Chancellery facilitate actions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus Tomotika Uama.
On Saturday in Tokyo identified 206 new cases COVID-19, the third consecutive day the Japanese capital commits more than two hundred infections per day, reported the TV channel NHK.
The country identified 386 new cases and the total number amounted to 22 thousand 296 people.
Record growth of new cases of infections COVID-19 observed in the Japanese capital on Friday recorded 243 cases, with reference to sources in the administration of the metropolis said channel Asahi.
Eve was first exceeded until now, the level of 206 people registered in April. On Thursday in Tokyo positive for novel coronavirus infection was the result of 224 people.
More than 220 new cases of infection with coronavirus COVID-19 revealed on Thursday in Tokyo, the largest daily increase of disease in the Japanese capital, according to the Agency Kyodo and broadcaster NHK on the background of misgiving to second wave of infection.
By far the greatest number of new cases COVID-19 was recorded on the basis of these tests, April 17 - 206 infected. At this time of day showed 224 people with the virus.
A former employee of one of Japan's largest communications companies of the Softbank recognized Thursday guilty of passing allegedly sensitive data to the employees of the trade mission of the Russian Federation in Tokyo and sentenced conditionally to two years of forced labor with a four-year probation, and fined in the amount of 800 thousand yen (about 7.5 thousand dollars), said the Agency Kyodo.
According to him, this decision was made by the Tokyo district court, having taken into account the remorse of the defendant, 48-year-old of Yutaka Araki.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in the Japanese capital Tokyo the day again exceeded 100, 102 ill person, transfers TV channel NHK.
Daily gain of infected by coronavirus in Japan is 176 people.
The current Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike is in the lead on elections of the head of the Japanese capital, according to TV channel NHK released by data exit-poll.
For the Governor's chair this time fought 22 candidates. In addition to Koike, the most striking of them is a former lawyer Kenji Utsunomiya, Daisuke It – it is supported by party "Nippon Issin-Kai" (Association of the updates Japan) and Takashi Tachibana, who organized his own party under the telling title "the Party protecting the people from the NHK (Japanese public broadcasting Corporation – ed.)".
In Tokyo revealed 131 cases of novel coronavirus infection, reported the TV channel NHK with reference to sources in city hall of the Japanese capital.
More than 100 cases per day recorded in the city for the third day in a row. The latest figure is the highest since may 25, when the restrictions were lifted in connection with the cancellation of state of emergency. The maximum number of new cases was recorded on April 17, when it was revealed 206 cases.
Japan protested to China over the invasion of its ships in the territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands (Chinese name Diaoyu).
"Through diplomatic channels between Tokyo and Beijing was declared a strong protest. We demand that these actions on the approach to a Japanese fishing vessels was discontinued, and ships out of territorial waters," - said at a press conference, the Secretary-General of the government of Acehide Suga.
The Japanese authorities do not intend to re-enter a state of emergency, despite the rise in cases COVID - Tokyo second day in a row after a two month break record more than 100 cases, said at a press conference on Friday, Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga.
"Young people account for about 70% of those infected. There is a tendency of growth were hospitalized, but the number of critically ill patients is reduced. In this situation, and in light of the spread of infection until now we do not believe that the situation requires immediate emergency has been declared," said Suga.
On Friday in Tokyo revealed 124 new cases of infection with coronavirus infection, said channel Asahi, citing sources in the administration.
Before it was recorded 107 cases of infection. Before that, over 120 new cases were registered two months ago on may 2, when the number was 154.
The government of Japan intends to establish centers for PCR testing for coronavirus in the three largest airports in the country and in the Central part of the prefectures of Tokyo and Osaka, said the Agency Kyodo.
Measures caused by the need for gradual removal of restrictions on entry and exit from the country. The testing centers will be installed in the airports of Narita and Haneda in Tokyo and Kansai airport near Osaka. One such centre will be established in the Central parts of both prefectures.
Japan finished voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, in Tokyo participated 556 Russians, said the press service of the Russian Embassy.
According to the Consulate General of Russia in Osaka, there voted 90 Russians. Polling stations were organized in Sapporo and Niigata.
Tokyo Disneyland and the adjacent Tokyo DisneySea was opened to visitors after a four-month break.
Both parks have been closed since late February due to the spread of a new coronavirus infection.
The vote on the question of amending the Constitution began at the Russian Embassy in Tokyo, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Voting takes place in compliance with all measures to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus infection. When entering the Embassy grounds all measure the temperature, then at the entrance to the school building where the polling station, also measures the temperature of the incoming disinfect hands if I didn't have the mask, you can get it immediately. In fact, the polling station all employees masks and gloves. Voting will be given a personal handle in order to prevent the potential spread of infection when transferred to another person.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus infection per day in Japan amounted to 110 people, more than half of them identified in the country's capital Tokyo, according to data from TV channel NHK.
So, on Monday in Tokyo, it was revealed 58 new cases of infection COVID-19. The total number of infected is 19343 person. Died just 985 people, the condition of 44 persons is estimated as heavy or critical. Recovered 17215 people.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus infection, Sunday was the biggest since may 4, when on holidays in may, it was revealed 87 people with COVID-19, reported the TV channel NHK.
A state of emergency in Tokyo was filmed on may 25. In total, the country registered 107 new infections. More than half of them in the capital, and the total number amounted to 19 thousand 228 people.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus infection in the Japanese capital Tokyo the day again exceeded 50 people, according to the TV station NHK, which collects and summarizes data from local municipalities.
According to him, on Saturday COVID-19 was confirmed in 57 people. On the eve reported a 54 infected. Above 50 cases recorded a month and a half ago, in early may, and 24 June. The number of infections was on the decline.
The number of diagnosed new cases of infection with coronavirus infection per day in Japan for the first time in a month and a half exceeded 100 people, while more than half of them identified in the country's capital Tokyo, the total number of infected exceeded 19 thousand, according to the Agency Kyodo and NHK television station.
So, on Friday in Tokyo revealed 54 new cases of infection COVID-19. The country confirmed 103 cases of infection with coronavirus. The total number of infected is 19, 013.
Japan made the Russian idea due to carry out geological exploration in the sea of Okhotsk, including the Islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai, at a press conference in Tokyo, said Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga.
We are talking about geological investigations in the sea of Okhotsk between Sakhalin, Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands. While Russia had previously notified Japan about the works, which will last three months.
Fear of falling rocket boosters on residential neighborhoods have become the only reason for which Japan has refused to deploy on its territory the U.S. missile defense system Aegis Ashore, said Thursday at a press conference at the foreign journalists club in Tokyo, Japanese defense Minister Taro Kono.
"This is the only reason," he said.
The police of Japan is preparing to establish a website where citizens can upload photos and videos from their smartphones during major disasters, including earthquakes, to clarify the extent of the damage, said Thursday the Agency Kyodo.
The site should start in August and to collect visual information about the damage to roads, destruction of buildings and landslides.
Japan refused the plan for the deployment of us ground-based missile defense Aegis Ashore, Kyodo news Agency reported, citing defense Minister Taro Kono.
He had previously announced its intention to withdraw from Aegis Ashore due to their cost, speed of deployment and a number of technical problems.
The largest since may, the number of infections with coronavirus COVID-19 during the day, revealed in Tokyo, raising fears of a new wave of infection, conveyed to the Japanese Agency Kyodo.
According to him, the tests confirmed 55 new cases of infection with coronavirus, and this is the highest figure since may 5, when Tokyo was reported 57 new cases COVID-19.
A group of researchers found in Japan, allegedly the world's smallest fossilized dinosaur egg, said in a Tuesday press release from the Japanese University of Tsukuba (Ibaraki Prefecture).
Elongated egg with a length of only 4.5 cm and a width of 2 cm was found in the sediments of the Cretaceous period of the Mesozoic era in the vicinity of the city of Tamba in Hyogo Prefecture in Western Japan, and its age is about 110 million years.
The number of new infections with coronavirus in Tokyo on Saturday was 39, the third day in a row the figure is more than three decades and the 20th day in a row is a two-digit number.
The number of cases COVID-19 in Japan was 18 593 persons, including 712 who was infected on a cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan in February. The combined data of the Ministry of health and local government announced the NHK television station.
The Japanese government Friday will lift all restrictions on movement within the country, since the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 brought under control, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
"Tomorrow can be completely free to ride in all prefectures and city (country)," - said the head of the Japanese government at a press conference in Tokyo.
A little more than 5 thousand Russians have returned home export flights from abroad during the week, a spokesman for the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Last week, in the period from 10 to 17 June was taken by flights of Russian and foreign air carriers in the aggregate more than 5 thousand people from new York, Phuket, Dubai, Bangkok, Cape town, Casablanca, Paris, Bishkek, Osh, Bali, Tashkent, Tokyo, Goa, Ho Chi Minh city, Seoul, Yerevan, Antalya, Delhi. Since the beginning of the algorithm (for export) exported over 33 thousand flights of Russian airlines, more than 4.5 thousand foreign. The number of returnees citizens on the basis of the algorithm from the beginning of April is approaching 38 thousand people", - said Zakharov on the briefing.
In Japan the decline of economic activities due to the spread of the coronavirus bankrupt 253 of the enterprise, the data provided by research center, Teikoku Databank.
The most difficult situation in the hotel business for 41 hotel filed for bankruptcy or said to stop activities. Slightly better situation in catering – 34 institutions can no longer continue their activities.
Antibody tests that have been conducted in the prefectures of Tokyo, Osaka and Miyagi, showed that the majority of Japanese had a negative reaction, reported the Ministry of health of Japan.
"The result is that most people don't have antibodies", - summed up the Agency.
The number of new infections coronavirus infection in Tokyo for the first time since early may, close to 50 - according to 16.00 Sundays (10.00 GMT) a day in the capital of Japan COVID-19 confirmed 47 people.
As stated during the press conference, the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike, 18 of contracted work or visited Nightclubs.
The number of cases COVID-19 in Tokyo on Saturday amounted to 24 people, the third day in a row that the number exceeds two dozen, reported the TV channel NHK.
The total number of cases COVID-19 in Japan amounted to 18 thousand 166 people, including 712 who was infected on a cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan in February.
The Ministry of health intends to introduce an app that will allow you to identify the range of possible infected with a new type of coronavirus infection, reported the TV channel NHK.
The app on your smartphone will scan the same apps installed on my phone, if people are going to be at a distance closer than 1 meter for 15 minutes or more. Then if someone of them will be discovered COVID-19 and he will note it in the app, something everyone who came in contact with him at close range in the last 14 days will be sent messages about the risk of infection. To respect privacy, all users are to each other anonymous. If someone of the recipients are the symptoms of a cold, the application will find the nearest appropriate medical facility.
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 just spreads faster in the regions with dry and cool climate. This is stated in the study, an international group of scientists published in the journal of the American medical Association JAMA Network Open.
In the study, researchers estimated how the virus has spread to 50 cities around the world. Among them, they identified eight cities where the infection is passed from person to person "significant pace" is Wuhan, Tokyo, Daegu, godfather, Milan, Paris, Seattle and Madrid. The data were taken as of tenth day of March.
Train company Keisei Electric Railway derailed at the station Aoto in Tokyo, said the Agency Kyodo.
On Friday morning, the end of the second wagon train arrived at the station Aoto line Oshiage derailed. Pantograph-the pantograph is disconnected from the roof of the train and got stuck in the wires. The last axis of the second end of cars derailed. Police found broken parts near the axles of the car.
About two dozen sumo wrestlers in Tokyo rushed to the rescue of a woman drowning in the river, said Thursday the newspaper "Mainichi".
According to the guards, the woman fell into the river, and the elderly man, hearing her cries, "I must not die!", called the police and rushed to help. However, he was unable to reach the victim and pull her out of the river.
The Finnish government will retain restrictions on movements across the Russian border, imposed due to pandemic coronavirus to July 14, said on Thursday the country's government.
"The restriction on border traffic will continue on the outer boundary, that is, on the Russian border, and for those coming from third countries, until the 14th of July", - is spoken in the message of the Cabinet.
The government of Finland will update on Thursday guidelines for foreign travel of citizens, allowing tourism with the Baltic States, Iceland, Denmark and Norway from June 14, according to the state broadcasting company YLE, citing a government source.
At the moment you can travel within the country.
The population of Tokyo reached 14 million people, said the newspaper "nikkey" with reference to the statistical data of the Japanese capital.
The publication notes that a large number of universities and companies, as well as relatively high compared with other regions, the level of wages makes Tokyo attractive for young people. This trend could not prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Thirty people were sent to hospital in Tokyo on Tuesday because of the heat, of them two people in serious condition, reported the TV channel NHK.
Due to the steady hot weather in Tokyo in the hospital received 30 people from 25 to 99 years. Two of them are in serious condition.
For the first week of June in Japan from heat stroke suffered 1194 people, two of them died, said Tuesday the fire Department in the country, performing the role of MOE.
According to him, the death cases were recorded in the prefectures of Yamagata and Fukushima. Another 19 people in 14 prefectures of Japan are in serious condition.
Export flight of the airline "Aurora" with the Russians on Board, arrived from Tokyo to Vladivostok, from the data-line Russian airport.
Earlier, the Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation said that the lists of SHU5481 flight Tokyo-Vladivostok 102 passengers. The Russian Embassy on Friday on his page in Facebook noted that the Board will be Russians living in the far East.
What is racism, which got the whole of progressive America? And not only America — the wave of demonstrations under the slogan "black Lives matter" was held by all the countries of the West: and there, where there are many black, Arab or other non-whites, and where the migrants and their descendants is small. But if the rallies in the UK or Australia only confirm that the West is not a geographical concept, but a civilizational and geopolitical, the demonstration in Tokyo raises questions.
Yes, Japan belongs to the Western world — not only participation in the "Big seven" and the presence of American military bases. But Japan is still one of the most mono-ethnic countries of the world: Japanese 98.5%, the remainder being mainly Chinese and Koreans. Yes, there are still 0.5 per cent other — but among the black citizens of Japan is hardly a couple of hundred. There is an old myth that in 90th years Japan has evicted half a million African migrants, but it is a myth, which if that is, then what's the story with the thousands of illegal immigrants.
American nuclear aircraft carrier "Ronald Reagan" left on Monday a military base in Yokosuka in Japan, heading for military exercises near the island of Kyoto (Iwo Jima) 1200 km South of Tokyo, according to the Agency Kyodo.
During the exercises, which are scheduled from June 12, will be qualified pilots to fly carrier-based aircraft carrier. Then
Twenty-six new cases COVID-19 revealed on Saturday in Tokyo for the third day in a row, the number of infections exceeds 20, in Japan the number of new cases was 46. The combined data of the Ministry of health and local government announced the NHK television station.
For all the time in Japan is sick 17 876 people, including 712 who was infected on a cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan in February.
Masks for a pool was invented in Japan, after the opening of pools in the country they were in high demand, said the newspaper "Asahi" on Saturday.
Closed due to the spread of the coronavirus pools began opening on June 1st. Authorities found that when a sufficient concentration of chlorine in the water the risk of infection is extremely small. But there remained an unresolved problem in swimming, especially for children – the coach should give explanations and commands loudly, sometimes adjusting the position of the baby in the water. All this creates a need for a mask that would protect from future infections, but not wet and will not fall in the water.
Popular in Japan infectious disease physician Akihiro Sato believes that the probability of the second wave of the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 is about 90%, and it can happen in the summer.
He does not agree with the opinion that in the summer of the second wave can not be the virus or something in the summer will disappear.
Because the coronavirus is too early to talk about the resumption of visa-free exchanges between Russia and Japan in the Kuril Islands, there are no policies, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
In anticipation of the exchanges each year Russia and Japan holds consultations in March, but this year due to the coronavirus, they were postponed. Thus, the exchanges in may and June has become virtually impossible. The Japanese side sees the possibility of resuming them in July, but there are concerns due to the fact that visiting Japanese citizens of the Islands are carried out on vehicles, which creates additional risk of infection with a new type of coronavirus.
Exactly at 23.00 on Tuesday local time (17.00 MSK), a huge "rainbow bridge" in Tokyo, usually lit in different colors for a moment goes out, then the feet were bathed in red light after the Governor of the Japanese capital Yuriko Koike announced a warning about the growth in the number of new detected cases of infection with coronavirus.
The fact that in the capital region at this time was recorded 34 new cases COVID-19, and this is the highest number since may 14, which gave occasion to the Governor to declare a so-called "Tokyo alarm".
Japan attaches great importance to the bilateral summit talks with Russia and intends to promote cooperation between the two countries, including for the conclusion of a peace Treaty, said Tuesday the head of the Japanese foreign Ministry Toshimitsu Motegi.
"For the promotion of overall relations with Russia, including negotiations on a peace agreement, I think, extremely important the implementation of summits between Japan and Russia, such as had meetings at the highest level in Nagato and Singapore," said Motegi, answering questions in the Committee on foreign policy and defense of the upper house of the Japanese Parliament.
The number of new identified cases of infection COVID-19 in Tokyo for the first time since may 14 exceeded 30 per day, reported the TV channel NHK.
From mid-may maximum number of registered new cases of coronavirus infection in the Japanese capital was 22 per day and the minimum is 2-3. In the last two days, June 1 and may 31, 13 and 5 cases, respectively.
Tokyo police are looking for Sika deer, which is seen in the North and North-East of the Japanese capital, reported the TV channel NHK.
Sunday spotted deer were seen in the North of Tokyo in Itabashi district. On Tuesday morning he was seen near the Arakawa river in the North-East of the capital. The deer tried to catch, but to no avail.
Japan Monday began to carry out tests for antibodies to the coronavirus COVID-19 in connection with the cancellation of state of emergency, to understand how many people were infected previously, including asymptomatic cases, said the Agency Kyodo.
In all, this program envisages testing of about 10 thousand people over the age of 20 years in Tokyo, Osaka and Miyagi Prefecture. The test results will enable the authorities to find out how many vaccinations needed for Japan's population, when it becomes possible.
The government of Japan does not intend to re-enter a local state of emergency for the Prefecture of Fukuoka on the island of Kyushu and the capital region, despite the increase in the number of infections coronavirus infection, said Sunday the Minister of economic recovery Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is also responsible for measures to combat COVID-19.
Nishimura added, "you need to be aware that small outbreaks can occur at any point of Japan".
In Japan the day confirmed 74 new cases of infection with coronavirus infection, about a third of which were in Tokyo, according to data from TV channel NHK, which summarizes the statistics of local administrations.
Thus, the total number of infected by coronavirus in Japan amounted to 17 545. Died just 902 people, 132 people are in critical condition. Recovered 14 908 people.
The Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike announced further easing of restrictive measures introduced in early April in connection with the epidemic of coronavirus infection, from midnight June 1: the capital of Japan opens gyms, theatres and shops.
"At midnight of June 1, we move to phase two," said Koike, during the press conference, the broadcast which was conducted by TV channel NHK.