Coronavirus Updates: Japan to extend state of emergency until end of May

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Coronavirus Updates: Japan to extend state of emergency until end of May
Coronavirus Updates: Japan to extend state of emergency until end of May

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had decided to extend the nationwide state of emergency to May 31.

During a meeting with the Japanese government’s coronavirus task force, Abe said he will review the situation in mid-May to see whether the order can be lifted earlier.

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Japan has reported nearly 15,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 and at least 487 deaths, according to a count kept by Johns Hopkins University.

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The island country was forced to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo till next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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