03 April 2020 – Further visa restrictions introduced

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Intervention Categories: International travel measures; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Overview: On April 1st, “New measures to strengthen border measures” were decided at the Meeting of the National Security Council. These decision were made, amidst the further spreading of coronavirus in foreign countries, and in view of taking proactive measures including border controls, aligning with measures taken by other countries, in order to prevent the further spread of infections.
Full details here: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001056.html

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government