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

Mar 2
  • Employment referrals for general workers January 2021 (English)(Japanese)
Feb 24
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey 2020 (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey December 2020 (English)(Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on November 2020) (Japanese)
Feb 18
  • Report on Public Health Administration and Servicies FY2019 (English)
Feb 15
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 15, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (November 2020) (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 14, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 14
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 14, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Exceptional approval of the COVID-19 vaccine under the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 13, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 13
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 13, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 12, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 12
  • New employment and training packages (Japanese)
  • Payments of the support fund and allowance for the leave to non-regular workers at major companies (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 12, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Overview on the 2019 General Survey on Diversified Types of Employment(Japanese)
  • Given the extension of the state of emergency, the MHLW has called on business associations to step up efforts to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace and carefully monitor health conditions of workers.(Japanese)
  • Application period for the relending of comprehensive support funds (Japanese)
  • Licenses of suprvising organizations in technical intern training are revoked. (Japanese)
  • Orders issued to business operators for improvement of worker dispatching undertakings (Japanese)
  • Announcement of successful applicants for the Third Certified Public Psychologist Examination conducted on December 20, 2020 (Japanese)
  • Four asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 11, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 11
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 11, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 10, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 10
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • HER-SYS:Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19  (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Orders issued to a business operator for the improvement of worker dispatching undertakings (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,222nd announcement) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 10, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 9, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 9
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • The unofficial announcement of subsidies for reorganization of healthcare system functions in FY 2020 (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • A pharmaceutical company in violation of the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products iIncluding Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices is given administrative disposition (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 9, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 8, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 8
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Employee selection date for high school students graduating in March 2022 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 8, 2021)(Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Setting up the MHLW COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 7, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey 2020 (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey December 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Feb 7
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 7, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 6, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 6
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 6, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 5, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 5
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 5, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Oct. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Implementation of DNA tests of remains of Japanese war dead that have no documents to identify them. (Japanese)
  • The 31st National Skills Grand Prix to be held without a live audience(Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Posting of additionally identified persons, etc.)(Japanese)
  • Set up a new subsidy program for companies trying to ensure stable employment for their workers(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 4, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Payments of the support fund and allowance for the leave to non-regular workers at major companies and easing requirements for employment adjustment grants (Japanese)
Feb 4
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 4, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Recipient companies of the "Good Career Company Awards 2020" are decided. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 3, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 3
  • Flaw in the contract confirming application COCOA for devices using the Android operating system (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (Preliminary data), Sep. 2020(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 3, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Summary Report of the Survey on Employment Trends in the first half of 2020(Japanese)
  • Announcement of designated courses on general educational training (designated on April 1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Announcement of designated courses on professional and practical educational training (designated on April 1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,221st announcement) (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data), Nov. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 2, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 2
  • Relending of comprehensive support funds (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 2, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 1, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (Nov. 2020) (Japanese)
Feb 1
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Labour Survey [Prefectural Survey] - Aug. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 31, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)