Past Ministerial Conference(COVID-19)

Press Conference

March 19, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Tuesday, March 19, 2020, 10:13 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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March 17, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 8:35 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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March 13, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Friday, March 13, 2020, 10:06 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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March 10, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 10:14 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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March 6, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Friday, March 6, 2020, 8:49 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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March 1, 2020


Press Conference held by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu, Sunday, March 1, 2020, 7:40 p.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Measures for preventing outbreaks and support for workers  who take leave were announced.

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※ Materials distributed at the conference were as follows
Preventing Outbreaks of the Novel Coronavirus [148KB]
Eight-point list of precautions to take at home [549KB]

 

February 28, 2020

Press Conference by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu Friday, February 28, 2020, 8:47 a.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.Policy for nursery day-care centers and after-school childcare centers due to temporary closure of schools and establishment of Cluster Response Team were announced.

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February 25, 2020

Press Conference by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 3:30 p.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.“Basic Policy for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control” was announced.

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February 23, 2020

Press Conference by Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, KATO Katsunobu Sunday,
February 23, 2020, 6:30 p.m. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Summarized in English by Senior Coordinator for Global Health Cooperation, International Affairs Division
Please refer to the handout:Purpose of new coronavirus measures(basic concept)[102KB]