[Japon] Around Japan, a COVID-19 ‘state of emergency’ in name only
Auteurs : rédaction de The Asahi Shimbun
Production : The Asahi Shimbun
Diffusion : site anglais de Asahi shimbun, The Asahi Shimbun Asia&Japan Watch
Date : 12 mai 2021
A “ho-hum” attitude was expressed among commuters, businesses and the general public on the first day of the extended state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many said the declaration has no effect on their lives. Some were elated that the government allowed for an easing of anti-virus measures, but others questioned if those relaxed rules were sending a mixed signal on the seriousness of the novel coronavirus situation.
Source : « Around Japan, a COVID-19 ‘state of emergency’ in name only », The Asahi Shimbun, 12/05/2021. URL : http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14346998 (consulté le 12/05/2021)
Photo « à la une » : Commuters in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward on May 12, the first day of the extended state of emergency over COVID-19 (Hiroyuki Yamamoto)