Updates in Japan

ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE Updates in Japan MEASURES On 21 December 2021, the government announced: Extension of border control measures till early January, barring new entries by foreigners from abroad and requiring returning Japanese nationals and foreign residents to...

Japan to lift state of emergency for all prefectures

ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE Japan to lift state of emergency for all prefectures. MEASURES On 28 September 2021, the central government announced the lifting of state of emergency in the country. The state of emergency will expire on 30 September. By lifting the state of...

Japan to ease quarantine rules for fully vaccinated arrivals

ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE Japan to ease quarantine rules for fully vaccinated arrivals. MEASURES On 24 September 2021, the government announced the shortening of the period of quarantine for people fully inoculated against COVID-19 from 14 to 10 days and allow them to...

Japan expanded state of emergency to 8 more prefectures

RESTRICTIONS STILL IN PLACE Japan expanded state of emergency to 8 more prefectures. MEASURES On 25 August 2021, it was reported that the central government is set to declare The state of emergency in 8 more prefectures, which will be Hokkaido, Miyagi, Gifu, Aichi,...