• STAFF REPORT, KYODO

  • SHARE

Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki said Thursday he will extend the prefecture's state of emergency for two weeks through Aug. 29 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, calling once again for its people to avoid nonessential travel.

The prefecture has declared a state of emergency from Aug. 1 through Aug. 15.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)