January 31, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

January 31, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio says that for now his government is not considering declaring a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo. Kishida said on Monday that intensive quasi-emergency measures are already in place in the capital.
2.Japan’s Self-Defense Forces have started administering booster shots against the coronavirus at a large-scale venue in Tokyo. The site opened at a government building in Tokyo’s Otemachi district on Monday morning to give third shots to people who want a booster.
3.The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is asking coronavirus patients under the age of 50 with no pre-existing health concerns, and who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, to self-monitor their health at home.