Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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新型冠状病毒感染症的资讯,由此点进

The Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax

Announcement on the current status of Japan's Social Security System and deliberations on the policies for the social security reform Cabinet Secretariat

What's new

May 7
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey March 2021 (English)(Japanese)
Apr 30
Apr 28
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on January 2021) (Japanese)
  • Labour Survey of Small-scale Establishment (Japanese)
Apr 23
Apr 15
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 15, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 14
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 14, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • The "Collection of Use Case Examples of Drones in Plants"has been revised. ~The MHLW, METI, and FDMA has carried out verification tests and added the test results to the collection.~ (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,231st announcement) (Japanese)
Apr 13
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Broadcast TV advertising for preventive measures against COVID-19 by the government~step up campaign through video and audio streaming ~(Japanese)
  • Monthly Labour Survey [Prefectural Survey] - Oct 2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 13, 2021) (Japanese)
  • International Contribution (English)
Apr 12
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting.(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • A ceremony will be held to deliver a letter of commission for " Health Creator" to Tetsuya, a member of Japanese dance group EXILE. (Japanese)
  • (HER-SYS):Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 12, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 11
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 11, 2021)(Japanese)
Apr 10
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 10, 2021) (Japanese)
  • The winners of the 36th Medal of Honor for people engaged in dangerous duties (Japanese)
Apr 9
  • Ten asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 9, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 8
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 8, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 7
  • Report from the 2nd Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education(Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations.(Japanese)
  • Seven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,230th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data), Jan. 2021 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 7, 2021)(Japanese)
Apr 6
  • Correction to the list of the Monthly Labour Survey (e-Stat) (Apr. 6, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (Preliminary data), Nov. 2020(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 6, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Correction to the published result of the Monthly Labour Survey (year-end bonuses) (Apr.6, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey February 2021 (English)(Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey January 2021 (English)(Japanese)
Apr 5
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting.(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Airports' quarantine station staff test positive for coronavirus (Japanese)
  • The 3rd project team meeting aimed at supporting employment and women amid the corona crisis to be held (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 5, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 4
  • 11 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 4, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 3
  • 15 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 3, 2021) (Japanese)
Apr 2
  • 14 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • The MHLW will carry out the 2021 Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 2, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Apr. 1, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Messages from Secretary General of the United Nations and Minister Tamura of the MHLW for the 14th World Autism Awareness Day (Apr.2) (Japanese)
  • Nurses' training schools to open in FY 2021 (Japanese)
Apr 1
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • The 5th unofficial announcement of Facilities Improvement Subsidies for Measures to Support Raising Next Generation Children in FY2021 (Carry-over budget from FY2020) (Japanese)
  • The 7th unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Day-Care Centers in FY2021 (carry-over budget from FY2020)(Japanese)
  • The 1st unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Day-Care Centers in FY2021 (Japanese)
  • MHLW's portal website promoting an inclusive, community-based society has been released. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Inquiries about the subsidy program for companies trying to ensure stable employment for their workers are available through call centers (Japanese)
  • Guidelines have been set out for lectures that managers at fee-charging job placement agencies specializing in construction work are required to take. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Apr. 1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 31, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)