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 28
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey March 2021 (English)(Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on February 2021) (Japanese)
May 15
  • Five asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 15, 2021) (Japanese)
May 14
  • The MHLW has concluded a contract with Pfizer Inc. on additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine. (Japanese)
  • The premiums of primary insured persons and estimated service volumes, etc. in the 8th Long-term Care Service Plan period (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The 109th International Labour Conference to be held (Japanese)
  • Cancellation of "Good Career Company Awards in FY 2021" (Japanese)
  • Extension of the application period for the 5th Infrastructure and Maintenance Awards (Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Posting of additionally identified persons) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (February 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Labour Survey [Prefectural Survey] - Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 14, 2021) (Japanese)
May 13
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,235th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 13, 2021) (Japanese)
May 12
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data), Feb. 2021 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 vaccination for the elderly (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Cancellation of the Memorial Service at the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in FY 2021 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 12, 2021) (Japanese)
May 11
  • Adoption of a project aimed at building the hyperimmune immunoglobulin medicine supply system (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 11, 2021) (Japanese)
May 10
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • The MHLW has developed a model training curriculum designed to help international students find a job in Japan. (Japanese)
  • We are looking for shipper companies who are interested in joint delivery of "shippers" to improve the long working hours of truck drivers.(The 1st meeting in FY2021)(Japanese)
  • The MHLW has called on business associations to step up efforts to prevent infections in the workplace and carefully monitor health conditions of workers.~Asking for special consideration to the elderly, pregnant women and those with underlying medical conditions~ (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 10, 2021) (Japanese)
May 9
  • Four asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 9, 2021) (Japanese)
May 8
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 8, 2021) (Japanese)
May 7
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Jan. 2021 (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Feb. 2021 (Japanese)
  • The results of focused supervision implemented as part of "No Overwork Campaign" in FY2020 are published.(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,234th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 7, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey March 2021 (English)(Japanese)
May 6
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • We are seeking topics to be discussed at a meeting aimed at resolving issues facing shippers and trucking companies and reducing long working hours of truck drivers (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 6, 2021) (Japanese)
May 5
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 5, 2021) (Japanese)
May 4
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 4, 2021) (Japanese)
May 3
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 3, 2021) (Japanese)
May 2
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 2, 2021) (Japanese)
May 1
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (May 1, 2021) (Japanese)