COVID-19 ​News & Information in Japan

We are providing multilingual information related to COVID-19 for residents in the Greater Tokyo area (Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa).

This is an unofficial website to support foreigners staying in Japan, operated by students and graduates of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS).
Note: We are updating information everyday, but please know that some articles here may not be the very latest.

Information Update

【June 21】

On May 25, the Japanese government lifted the state of emergency. On June 19, the restriction on movements from one prefecture to another was also lifted.

However, we must still stay alert to the risks of COVID-19. Wear a mask when going out, and wash your hands frequently. You should maintain a social distance of at least 2 meters with others.

In addition, please be careful of heat-related illnesses. Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated. Take off your mask and rest in places where you can maintain social distancing.

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