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Japanese PM to consult experts to Expand state of Crisis till May 31

Last updated on May 3, 2020

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will consult with specialists at a meeting on Monday to expand the federal state of emergency until May 31, broadcaster NHK reported Sunday.

The authorities will also discuss additional actions about the best way best to avoid the spread of this novel coronavirus outbreak that has contaminated 15,589 individuals and murdered 530 from the nation.

Japan is expected to announce the expansion of the state of crisis following the assembly, also Abe will hold a press conference from the day to address the state about the outbreak.

The present state of crisis is set to expire on Wednesday, the final day of a yearlong nationwide vacation.

Japan’s economy minister mentioned before the nation could also facilitate some of the present coronavirus-related curbs on economic action by enabling areas such as museums and parks to reopen, given appropriate preventative steps were set up.