Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Latest information on Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is HERE.

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

Jun 8
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey April 2021 (English)(Japanese)
May 31
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • June is "Foreign Workers' Issue Awareness Month."(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 31, 2021)(Japanese)
May 30
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 30, 2021) (Japanese)
May 29
  • Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases have been reported (at airport and seaport quarantine stations). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 29, 2021) (Japanese)
May 28
  • The special measures for employment adjustment subsidies in and after July (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey March 2021 (English)(Japanese)
  • Revisions to the results of the Monthly Labour Survey [May 28, 2021] (Japanese)
  • FY2020 Measures to Promote Manufacturing Technology (White Paper on Monodzukuri) is approved by the Cabinet today. (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Feb. 2021 (Japanese)
  • Extension of the application period for the support fund and allowance for the leave forced to be taken under the COVID-19 outbreak (Japanese)
  • Administrative dispositions are imposed based on the Act on Proper Technical Intern Training and Protection of Technical Intern Trainees. (Japanese)
  • The 2nd meeting at the Headquarters for Policy on Determination of Cause of Death has been held. (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on February 2021) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 28, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Jan. 2021 (Japanese)
May 27
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
May 26
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,237th announcement) (Japanese)
  • The number of induced abortions performed in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Status of pregnancy notification in FY 2020 (Japanese)
May 25
  • Minister Tamura delivered a speech at the 74th World Health Assembly, representing the Japanese government.. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Mar. 2021 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 25, 2021) (Japanese)
May 24
  • 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 (May 24, 2021) (Japanese)
May 23
  • Ten asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 23, 2021) (Japanese)
May 22
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 22, 2021) (Japanese)
May 21
  • COVID-19 vaccination for the elderly (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Reported COVID-19 cases among quarantine station staff (Japanese)
  • In commemoration of World No Tobacco Day (May 31st), an event will be held on May 31,2021. (Japanese)
  • Approval for COVID-19 vaccines under special exceptional circumstances based on the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Act (Japanese)
  • Pharmaceutical companies in violation of the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices are given administrative punishments. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 21, 2021) (Japanese)
May 20
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Ten asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of industrial injuries in 2021 (May 2021) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,236th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 20, 2021) (Japanese)
May 19
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Reported COVID-19 cases among quarantine station staff (Japanese)
  • Overview of the 10th Longitudinal Survey of Newborns in the 21st Century (2010 cohort)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 19, 2021) (Japanese)
May 18
  • "A report on job openings, applications, and offers for recent high school and junior high school graduates" in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • "A survey on employment situation of university graduates in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 18, 2021) (Japanese)
May 17
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting.(Japanese)
  • Hearing on preconception care, etc. from experts (Japanese)
  • The MHLW has called on business associations to step up coronavirus prevention efforts based on revised basic policy on response to COVID-19.~those efforts include introducing staggered lunch time and implementing prevention measures while taking precautions against heat strokes~ (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 17, 2021)(Japanese)
May 16
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 16, 2021) (Japanese)