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 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.
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.
Japan regrets the adoption by China of a new law on national security in Hong Kong, said on a press-conferences in Tokyo the Secretary General of the government, Acehide Suga.
As previously reported by RTHK broadcasting Corporation, citing informed sources, the standing Committee of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives, the highest legislative body of China, on Tuesday unanimously approved the national security bill in Hong Kong. Official confirmation of this information has yet been received. The bill is still in the proposal stage provoked a storm of criticism and discontent among anti-government forces in Hong Kong and a number of Western officials who think that it undermines the autonomy of the special administrative region.
Amendments to the Constitution will remove the question of ownership of the Kuril Islands, the head of the Sakhalin region Valery Limarenko.
Earlier, Secretary General of the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga stated that Japan made a presentation of Russia in connection with prospecting in the sea of Okhotsk, including the Islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai. Moscow had previously notified Tokyo of the works in the area between Sakhalin, Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, which will last for three months. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia has the right to conduct on its territory of any research.
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.