(C) Reuters. Japan’s Economy Minister Nishimura attends a news conference at PM Abe’s official residence in Tokyo
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s coronavirus experts said it was desirable for the nation to keep its current framework of coronavirus containment policies until the number of new infections fell to a certain level, according to Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura.
The experts also said that some regions needed to keep strict restrictions in place while others could start to ease them, Nishimura quoted them as telling a government panel meeting on Friday.
Speaking at a news conference following the meeting, Nishimura also said the government would hold an advisory committee meeting to decide on the government’s policy before the current state of emergency ends on May 6.
Experts call for Japan to keep current framework of virus containment
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