• JIJI, KYODO

  • SHARE

The COVID-19 situation in Japan is getting better, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Saturday in Washington, ahead of his government's looming decision over whether to lift the ongoing state of emergency.

"The situation has certainly been getting better," Suga told reporters accompanying him on a visit to Washington, adding that the government would "carry out an analysis again" early this week and make a decision "by listening to experts' opinions."

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)