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Quarantine. Japan will ban entry to citizens of 14 countries
13,441 COVID-19 infections recorded in Japan
Japan will ban 14 countries from entering the country due to quarantine during the coronavirus epidemic COVID-19. This was reported by Kyodo with reference to the premiere of the country Shinzo Abe.
"Japan will close the possibility of entry for travelers from another 14 countries, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, to strengthen control over its borders to curb the spread of coronavirus," said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Other countries covered by the entry ban are Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belarus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Ukraine.
Thus, the total number of countries that are denied entry has reached 87, including China, South Korea, the United States and European countries.
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Japan in connection with the coronavirus imposes a ban on entry for citizens of another 14 states - including Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.
This is with reference to the country's prime minister Shinzo Abe Kyodo reports.
"Japan will close the door for travelers from another 14 countries, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, to tighten control over its borders to curb the spread of coronavirus," Shinzo Abe said.
Other countries covered by the entry ban are Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belarus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Ukraine. The total number of countries from which entry into Japan is prohibited has increased to 87.
At the same time, the Japanese government does not recommend the citizens of their country to travel abroad in principle: the level of the travel ban was raised to the second, highest level.
In addition, the head of the Japanese government approved the extension of the suspension of the issuance of visas to all foreigners until the end of May.
Recall that the "Country" wrote that in Japan, despite being close to the homeland of the coronavirus - China, they see no reason for total quarantine - mainly because of economic reasons.
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In Yono Park in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo, ministers scissor cut rose buds from three thousand rose bushes so people do not come to admire them during the quarantine period. It is reported by the Japanese newspaper Mainichi.
cut the buds, but we studied the situation in other areas, and decided that this is the best solution in modern times, "said a representative of the park’s management.
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In Japan, currently more than 11 thousand patients with coronavirus, 287 people have died, 2.4 thousand have recovered. A quarantine regime has been introduced in the country.
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No information was reported on possible casualties and destruction.
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The epicenter was located 33 kilometers southeast of the city of Ofunato, located on the island of Honshu. The hearth lay at a depth of 41.7 kilometers.
Information about possible casualties and destructions was not received.
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