Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare


What's New 2021

Dec. Nov. Oct. Sep. Aug. Jul. Jun. May. Apr. Mar. Feb. Jan.
Jun 2021
Jun 8
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey April 2021 (English)(Japanese)
May 2021
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)
Apr 2021
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)
Mar 2021
Mar 31
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.31, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Report from the 1st Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Revision to the Dietary Guidelines for Pregnancy and Lactating Woman (Japanese)
  • The MHLW has issued notice of procedure manual for appropriate medication in elderly (Japanese)
  • Survey on National Health Insurance (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,229th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Setting up a committee on deviations from standard operating procedures by a researcher at Japan Bioassay Research Center and the first committee meeting (Japanese)
  • Step up efforts for DASH for SaMD:DX(Digital Transformation) Action Strategies in Healthcare for SaMD(Software as a Medical Device) (Japanese)
  • Setting up multilingual call center at the MHLW for COVID-19 vaccine inquiries(Japanese)
  • Results of the "12th Follow-Up Survey on the Status of the Provision of Instructions to Fee-Based Homes for the Elderly"inFY2020(Japanese)
  • Formulation and announcement of the 10th Plan for Improvement in Construction Employment~Promoting to create a workplace that attracts young workers and allows them to envision their future ~(Japanese)
  • Releasing video footage of interviews with TV personalities and round-table talks by experts about Advance Care Planning (Japanese)
  • The Workplace Mental Health Symposium for FY 2020 to be released online ~Caring for employees' mental health by line managers ~ (Japanese)
  • Report on the auditory tests on newborns in FY 2019 is released. (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Nov. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 30, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Ten organizations are selected as 1st-term organizations to implement the Regional Coordination Project for Promoting the Elderly to Stay Active in the Workplaces throughout their Lives in FY2021. (Japanese)
Mar 30
  • Publication of the Website Basic Guidelines for developing a job cards creation supporting website (Japanese)
  • The MHLW has developed three tools to support human resources management and labor affairs concerning foreign workers. The aim is to create a better workplace environment for both Japanese and foreign workers (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Approval of applications for changes to the plans to verify new technologies, etc. based on the Act on Special Measures Concerning Improvement in Productivity (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.30, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Publication: the Guidelines for Reliability Assessment of the Use of AI for Chemical Plant Security has been revised based on seven examples of practical use of AI. (Japanese)
  • "Good Skill" approved products in FY 2020 have been decided. (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers February 2021 (English)(Japanese)
  • Statistics on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry(Japanese)
  • Starting Apr. 1, 2021, the MHLW and local governments will jointly operate the Web portal " OnePublic".(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 29, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 29
  • The Basic Plan for Youth Employment Measures has been formulated. (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.29, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • World Autism Awareness Day is internationally recognized day on April 2 every year. (Japanese)
  • National examination scores required for visa extension of foreign nurse and care worker candidates accepted under Japanese laws based on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) are published (Japanese)
  • The 11th Basic Plan for Human Resources Development is formulated.(Japanese)
  • Annual and monthly reports on National Health Insurance(Japanese)
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (Jan. 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 28, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 28
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.28, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Five asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 27, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 27
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.27, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 26, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 26
  • Report from the 2nd Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education(Japanese)
  • Survey results on the prefectural and municipal governments’ responses to abuse cases of persons with disabilities in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • The 110th National Nurse Exam: The number of successful foreign nurse candidates accepted under Japanese laws based on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the names of hospitals accepting them are published (Japanese)
  • Five asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.26, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Test result of the 33rd National Certified Care worker Examination taken by care worker candidates accepted under the Japanese laws based on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) (Japanese)
  • The 6th expert committee meeting on prenatal testing including NIPT to be held (Japanese)
  • Special consultation booths dealing with the subsidies for guardians affected by school closures related to COVID-19: prefectural labor offices will start accepting applications for the subsidies from individual employees. (Japanese)
  • Announcement of successful applicants of the 35th National Examination for Registered Dietitian (Japanese)
  • Licenses of supervising organizations in technical intern training are revoked. (Japanese)
  • Report from the Committee Meeting on Elimination and Consolidation of Trades in the National Trade Skill Testing System to be published (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)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 25, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 25
  • Special measures for employment adjustment grants after May (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.25, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Jan. 2021 (Japanese)
  • Publication of the Guideline to promote the appropriate introduction and implementation of telework (Japanese)
  • The 2nd Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education to be held online (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 24, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 24
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Publication of a report from the Council Meeting for the Policy on Corpse Examination (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.24, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on December 2020) (Japanese)
  • Publication of a report from the meeting on office hygiene guidelines (Japanese)
  • Successful applicants of the 106 th National Examination for Pharmacists have been announced (prompt report) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 23, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 23
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.23, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Appointment of (full-time) inspectors at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare-affiliated incorporated administrative agencies (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Jan. 2021(Japanese)
  • The 5th Home Work Subcommittee, Sectorial Committee on Employment Environment and Equal Employment, Labor Policy Council to be held (online)(Japanese)
  • Major changes in health, labor and welfare systems (Apr. 2021)(Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,228th announcement)(Japanese)
  • The 94th Codex Consultative Meeting to be held(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 22, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 22
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.22, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • The MHLW and Meijo University have concluded the Chubu region's first partnership agreement aimed at providing assistance to international students looking for a job.(Japanese)
  • HER-SYS:Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 21, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 21
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.21, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 20, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 20
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.20, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 19, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 19
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.19, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Additional information to the overview of the 2019 General Survey on Diversified Types of Employment (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The 3rd unofficial announcement of subsidies for improvement of facilities including improvement of space for community long-term care and welfare in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Notice about incorrect information in the letters concerning the number of people covered by employment insurance and apology for the error (Japanese)
  • "A survey on job offer situation of graduating university students" in FY2020 (as of February 1, 2021)~ (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 18, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 18
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Seven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Information for participants in the Longitudinal Survey of Adults in the 21st Century (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.18, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 17, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 17
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed at airport quarantine stations. (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Summary Report of Survey on Labour Economy Trend, Feb 2021 (Japanese)
  • Voluntary recall of a medical device (Class I) (Japanese)
  • The 20th Council Meeting on Promotion of the "Healthy Parents and Children 21 (phase 2)" to be held (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,227th announcement) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 16, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 16
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • The 2nd unofficial announcement of the funds for securing comprehensive medical and long-term care in local communities (for long term care) in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.16, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Extension of the application period for temporary loan emergency funds for people whose households are affected by COVID-19 pandemic and Forgiveness of repayment (Japanese)
  • Extension of the application period for an additional housing security benefit (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 15, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 15
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Six asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • We are asking cooperation in the Survey on Labour Economy Trend ( May 2021) (Japanese)
  • Alert for dangerous drugs containing "Shitei Yakubutsu (Designated Substances)" (Japanese)
  • The announcement of successful applicants of the 23rd National Certified Psychiatric Social Worker Examination (Japanese)
  • We start accepting applications for the 5th Infrastructure Maintenance Award. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.15, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (December 2020) (Japanese)
  • Four new psychoactive substances are designated as "Shitei Yakubutsu (Designated Substances)"~A ministerial order for establishing the designated substances, etc., is promulgated~(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 14, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 14
  • Five asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.14, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 13, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 13
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.13, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 12, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 12
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.12, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 11, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 11
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • The 3rd meeting discuss how to evacuate the elderly at nursing homes during disasters based on the experience from torrential rains in July 2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.11, 2021)(Japanese)
  • A report of the 1st Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Spring Exhibition to be held starting on March 16th at the Shokenikan (Historical Materials Hall for the Wounded and Sick Retired Soldiers, etc.) (Japanese)
  • Special Exhibition to be held starting on March 13th at the Showa-Kan (National Showa Memorial Museum) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 10, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 10
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • The 1st Meeting on Model Lessons on Social Security Education to be held online (Japanese)
  • The 5th expert committee meeting on prenatal testing including NIPT to be held (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,226th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.10, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 9, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 9
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar. 9, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Screening on new strains of coronavirus (Preliminary Data) (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • The Symposium on Hansen's Disease Issue (The Human Rights Forum 2021) will be held online on Mar. 27. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 8, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Data on the Monthly Labour Survey released since Mar. 1, 2021) (Mar. 9, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey January 2021 (English)(Japanese)
Mar 8
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar. 8, 2021) (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Recipients have been selected for the second award for organizations and businesses promoting a campaign informing people of things they should know when receiving health care services. (Japanese)
  • The MHLW and Ritsumeikan University have concluded a partnership agreement aimed at providing assistance to international students looking for a job. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 7, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 7
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar. 7, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 6, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 6
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 5, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 5
  • The first case reported as anaphylaxis after COVID-19 vaccination. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Deviations from Standard Operating Procedures by a researcher at Japan Bioassay Research Center (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (Preliminary data), Oct. 2020 (Japanese)
  • The MHLW is stepping up efforts to encourage people to spread their feelings and thoughts of appreciation (Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Nov. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Additionally identified persons, etc. are posted) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 4, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 4
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The 2nd unofficial announcement of subsidies for improvement of facilities including improvement of space for community long-term care and welfare in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 3, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Mar 3
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Awards will be bestowed on individuals and organizations for contribution to emergency medical care and obstetric care in a ceremony to be held at the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare. (Japanese)
  • Results of the Survey on Public Health Nurses' Activity in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • The National Summit of Housing Assistance in FY2020 to be held online (Japanese)
  • Report on measures to support independence of single mothers and single fathers in FY 2019 (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,225th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar. 3, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 2, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data), Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Monthly Definitive Data in FY 2019) (Japanese)
  • Meeting record from the 3rd meeting to discuss the utilization of the Social Security and Tax Number System for the management of qualifications regarding social security (Japanese)
Mar 2
  • Storage temperatures for COVID-19 vaccine that have deviated from a required rang (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • The first case of death has been reported after COVID-19 vaccination. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar. 2, 2021) (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The MHLW will be promoting the 2021 "STOP Heatstroke Cool Work" campaign ~ (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Mar. 1, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on Employment Insurance Services (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers January 2021 (English)(Japanese)
Mar 1
  • Storage temperatures for COVID-19 vaccine that have deviated from a required range (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Mar.1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • New content added to the portal site "Improvement in Working Hours Rules for Truck Drivers" (Japanese)
  • Publication of Survey Result: Report on Regional Public Health Services and Health Promotion Services (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 28, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 2021
Feb 28
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 28, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 27, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 27
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 27, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 26, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 26
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • The 41st Expert Committee on Dock Work, the Fundamental Issues Subcommittee on Employment measures, Sectorial Committee on Employment security, Labor Policy Council to be held (paperless) (Japanese)
  • Licenses of supervising organizations in technical intern training are revoked. (Japanese)
  • Special website for the "Women's Health Week" to be released to the public (Japanese)
  • Actions to be taken during the Month for Suicide Prevention in FY 2020 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 26, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Status Report on Long-term Care Insurance (Provisional) (Dec. 2020) (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Oct. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 25, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Support fund and allowance for non-regular workers due to the leave forced to be taken under the COVID-19 outbreak (Japanese)
Feb 25
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • HER-SYS:Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19  (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 25, 2021) (Japanese)
  • The 6th unofficial notification of appropriation of Subsidies for Improvement of Day-Care Centers in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • License for worker dispatching and fee-charging employment placement undertakings is revoked. (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The 7th meeting on promotion of environmental improvement on clinical development to be held (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 24, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 24
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on November 2020) (Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Remains of a Japanese detainee in the Southwest Atoll, Gilbert Islands, Republic of Kiribati has been confirmed and will be returned to a bereaved family (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,224th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 24, 2021) (Japanese)
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 23, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey 2020 (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey December 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Feb 23
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 23, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 22, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 22
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Two asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 22, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Dec. 2020 (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of industrial injuries in 2021 (Feb. 2021) (Japanese)
  • Seven schemes are selected as "Good Initiatives Coming Out of Regions "for FY2020. (Japanese)
  • The 31st National Skills Grand Prix is closed. (Japanese)
  • An informal meeting on food risk communication on "Think Together about Radioactive Materials in Foods" to be held (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 21, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 21
  • One asymptomatic case has been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 21, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb. 20, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 20
  • Reports of suspected adverse events following immunization (AEFI) after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 20, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb.19, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 19
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,223rd announcement) (Japanese)
  • Public opinion solicitation regarding Basic Guidelines for the Management of Health and other personal data by Private-sector PHR Business Operators (draft) (Japanese)
  • Efforts for the sustainable beverage transportation in the trucking industry (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 19, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb.18, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 18
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • The corrected version (1.2.2) of contact-confirming application COCOA has been released. (Japanese)
  • Charges on violation of the Worker Dispatch Law (Japanese)
  • The MHLW plans to investigate the causes of the flaw in the contact-confirming application COCOA and discuss preventive measures (Japanese)
  • Voluntary recall of a medical device (Class I) (Japanese)
  • Quarantine officials tested positive for COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 18, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb.17, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Decision on winners of the 3rd Japan Open Innovation Prize. (Japanese)
  • Report on Public Health Administration and Servicies FY2019 (English)
Feb17
  • Implementation of COVID-19 vaccination(Japanese)
  • The 2nd unofficial announcement of the funds for securing comprehensive medical and long-term care in local communities (for medical care) in FY2020 (Japanese)
  • Survey on National Health Insurance (Japanese)
  • Four asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 17, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Labour Survey [Prefectural Survey] - Sep. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb.16, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Feb 16
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Feb. 16, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • A campaign video promoting the "Healthy Parents and Children 21 (phase 2)" is released.(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Feb.15, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Information on the earthquake that occurred off the coast of Fukushima prefecture on Feb. 13, 2021. (Japanese)
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)
Jan 2021
Jan 31
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 31, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 30, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 30
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases have been reported (at airport and seaport quarantine stations).(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 30, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 29, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 29
  • G-MIS:Gathering Medical Information System on COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products(Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Four asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 29, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Revocation of license of Supervising Organizations and accreditation of Technical Intern Training Plans (Japanese)
  • Status of reporting on the employment of foreign workers by employers (October 2020)(Japanese)
  • Looking for medical institutions and pharmacies willing to conduct a test operation of Online Confirmation System for Health Insurance Qualification . (Japanese)
  • Report on Social Welfare Administration and Services (Preliminary Data), Sep. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 28, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers December 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Jan 28
  • 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 (Jan. 28, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Symposium on a Regional Inclusive Society in FY2020 to be held (Japanese)
  • Basic Survey on Wage Structure (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 27, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Anti-COVID-19 response at facilities providing services for people with disabilities (Japanese)
Jan 27
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 27, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Monthly report of Statistics of Long-term Care Benefit Expeditures(Cases assessed on October 2020) (Japanese)
  • Reports of the Subcommittee on Employment Insurance, Sectorial Committee on Employment security, Labor Policy Council (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,220th announcement) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 26, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 26
  • HER-SYS:Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 26, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 25, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey November 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Jan 25
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting.(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 25, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Four asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • Dynamic Survey of Medical Institutions (Preliminary data), Nov. 2020(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 24, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 24
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 24, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Three asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 23, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 23
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 23, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 22, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 22
  • Extension of the special measures for employment adjustment grants (Japanese)
  • G-MIS:Gathering Medical Information System on COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 22, 2021)(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations) (Japanese)
  • Slogan for the "Child Welfare Week" has been chosen for FY2021. (Japanese)
  • Watch out for fire when using domiciliary oxygen therapy (Japanese)
  • Four new psychoactive substances are designated as "Shitei Yakubutsu (Designated Substances)"~A ministerial order for establishing the designated substances, etc., is promulgated~ (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 21, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments(Japanese)
Jan 21
  • The MHLW has selected regions taking a priority for assistance aimed at community healthcare planning (3rd selection). (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Eight asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • A Meeting on Child Death Review to be held(Japanese)
  • Orders issued to business operators for suspension and improvement on worker dispatching (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 21, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 20, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 20
  • The MHLW has concluded contracts with Pfizer Inc on the supply of COVID-19 vaccine. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 20, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products (Japanese)
  • The 6th Meeting for Promotion of Medical Ventures( the first meeting for FY 2020) to be held (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,219th announcement) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 19, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 19
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 19, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Prompt Vital Statistics Report, Nov. 2020 (Japanese)
  • Asymptomatic cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been reported. (Japanese)
  • The 61st Expert Committee on Construction Work, the Fundamental Issues Subcommittee on Employment measures, Sectorial Committee on Employment security, Labor Policy Council to be held (paperless) (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of industrial injuries in 2021 (Jan. 2021) (Japanese)
  • Revocation of license of Supervising Organizations and accreditation of Technical Intern Training Plans (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at airport and seaport quarantine stations)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 18, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 18
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed.(Japanese)
  • Eleven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • The MHLW starts accepting the third applications for special subsidy programs for small and medium-sized enterprises affected by COVID-19. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 18, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Publication of Survey Result: Report on Public Health Administration and Services (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 17, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 17
  • Eight asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 17, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 16, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 16
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 16, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 15, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 15
  • Recall of asbestos-containing products (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 15, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Report on the "Status of Employment of Persons with disabilities" in 2020 (Japanese)
  • "A survey on job offer situation of graduating university students" in FY2020 (as of December 1, 2020) (Japanese)
  • (G-MIS):Gathering Medical Information System on COVID-19  (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Monthly Report on the Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry (October 2020) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Labour Survey [Prefectural Survey] - Jul. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 14, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 14
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • The 11th study meeting will be held to discuss compensation for workers whose dismissals is ruled invalid. (paperless and online) (Japanese)
  • G-MIS:Gathering Medical Information System on COVID-19 (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 14, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Hearing of those who have received fertility treatments for their opinion (Japanese)
  • Actual Survey on Smoking Policies (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 13, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 13
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 13, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Seven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Survey of Institutions and Establishments for Long-term Care 2019 (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,218th announcement) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 12, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 12
  • The 11th study meeting will be held to discuss compensation for workers whose dismissals is ruled invalid. (paperless and online) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 12, 2021) (Japanese)
  • The 16th Trilateral Meeting on Yusho Disease ("Oil Symptoms") to be held(Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Monthly Vital Statistics Report (Preliminary data), Aug. 2020 (Japanese)
  • An informal meeting on food risk communication on "Safety of Imported Foods" to be held online on Jan. 28~We are looking for participants.~ (Japanese)
  • The status of guidance and monitoring implemented for insurance medical institutions in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 11, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 11
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 11, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 10, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments(Japanese)
Jan 10
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 10, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 9, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 9
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 9, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 8, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 8
  • Extension of the special measures for employment adjustment grants for Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama(Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Publication of the report on the meeting to discuss the utilization of the Social Security and Tax Number System for the management of qualifications regarding social security (Japanese)
  • Asymptomatic cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been reported. (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 8, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Hospital Report (Preliminary data), Sep. 2020(Japanese)
  • Strengthen the consultation system for businesses considering introducing teleworking~ extension of consultation hours and offering online consultations~(Japanese)
  • The 8th joint meeting about research on the use of genome editing technology and other techniques to track human fertilized embryo to be held (Japanese)
  • The 4th expert committee meeting on 'prenatal testing including NIPT to be held(Japanese)
  • Publication of the report on the "Status of Employment of Elderly Persons" in 2020(Japanese)
  • Publication of documents related to Japanese internees provided by the Russian and other governments (Additionally identified persons, etc. are posted) (Japanese)
  • 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 during the state of emergency. (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 7, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Response to COVID-19 by welfare service providers for persons with disabilities (Japanese)
Jan 7
  • Response by Prefectural Labor Bureaus, labor standard inspection offices and Hello Work job placement offices amid the state of emergency (Japanese)
  • Documents from the 3rd meeting to discuss the utilization of the Social Security and Tax Number System for the management of qualifications regarding social security (Japanese)
  • Minister Tamura holds a news conference after a cabinet meeting. (Japanese)
  • Eleven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 7, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 6, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
  • Provisional Report of Monthly Labour Survey November 2020 (English)(Japanese)
Jan 6
  • Cases of muted COVID-19 strain have been confirmed. (Japanese)
  • Seven asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station). (Japanese)
  • Results of inspections on radionuclides in foods (1,217th announcement) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 6, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Survey on Public Assistance Recipients (Preliminary data), Oct.. 2020 (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 5, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 5
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 5, 2021) (Japanese)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 4, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 4
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • The 2020 edition of the manual to fill in a death certificate (Japanese)
  • The 93rd Codex Consultative Meeting and public hearing to be held (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 4, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 3, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments(Japanese)
Jan 3
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station)(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 3, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 2, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 2
  • 14 asymptomatic cases have been reported (at an airport quarantine station).(Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 2, 2021)(Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Jan. 1, 2021 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)
Jan 1
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases (at an airport quarantine station) (Japanese)
  • Situation update for COVID-19 and the MHLW's response (Jan. 1, 2021) (Japanese)
  • COVID-19 cases reported on Dec. 31, 2020 :the total number of cases based on reports from prefectural governments (Japanese)

Page Top

To see the charts(pdf file), it requires a software "Acrobat Reader".
You can get Acrobat Reader for free, please click on the next button. Get Adobe Reader

What's New


regist


Return To Top