Japan introduced on Saturday that it’ll ban non-residents from coming into the nation on Monday (December twenty eighth) due to the brand new extremely contagious coronavirus pressure, Reuters experiences.

The ban shall be in place till the tip of January, the federal government mentioned in a press release.

Japanese residents and overseas residents shall be allowed to enter, however should present proof of a unfavourable coronavirus check carried out 72 hours earlier than departure for Japan and should be quarantined for 2 weeks after arrival, the assertion mentioned.

Japan on Friday reported its first circumstances of an infection with the brand new pressure of coronavirus to passengers from the UK.

The brand new variant was additionally detected in a person who visited Nice Britain and in a member of his household – the primary circumstances of contaminated folks discovered outdoors the airport controls – Nippon TV reported on Saturday.

The brand new pressure provides to considerations about a rise in circumstances, as Tokyo reported one other file improve on Saturday.

The infections with the virus that causes COVID-19 reached a file 949 within the capital, simply earlier than the New 12 months, when folks begin leaving the capital for the provinces. The variety of critical circumstances remained unchanged from the day past, at 81.