The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic emergency

The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic contingency of Japan's tourist Okinawa Prefecture due to rapid increase in the Corona case numbe

The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic emergency
The Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, calls for Corona-pandemic contingency of

Japan's tourist Okinawa Prefecture due to rapid increase in the Corona case numbers declared a state of emergency. Governor Denny Tamaki called on the people to stay two weeks at home and to avoid is absolutely necessary trips. In the South of Japan, the island chain was the last recorded daily numbers new record-case, of which the majority of the stationed U.S. forces were found.

"We see an explosive spread of infections," said Tamaki in front of reporters. The state of emergency will up to 15. August imposed, because the hospitals were overwhelmed with the wave of new infections. The restrictions are in contrast to similar measures in Europe are not mandatory, nonetheless the requirements of the Japanese are generally respected.

Okinawa reported on Friday 71 new cases, bringing the total number of the Infected increased to 395. According to local authorities, the US armed forces are for 248 of these cases, what fuels the tensions between the US army and the population. The presence of the U.S. forces in Okinawa has long been controversial. On the Okinawa main island around 20,000 soldiers of the U.S. Navy, with the addition of thousands of additional armed forces from other army units.

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Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 20:26

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