PM Abe says Japan to lift limits on regional travel from June 19: Kyodo


Posted at May 25 2020 05:38 PM

A person stands in an almost empty terminal of Haneda Airport, where fewer people than usual are seen during Golden Week holidays following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan April 29, 2020. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters/File

TOKYO - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his ruling Liberal Democratic Party that Japan will lift limits on regional travel on June 19, Kyodo news agency reported.

Japan is planning to lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions on Monday. The restrictions included people traveling across prefectures.

More details to follow.