This is an update on Singapore-Japan flights for June and July 2020.
The government of Japan has declared that the national State of Emergency will be lifted in 39 prefectures as of today, 14 May 2020. The 8 prefectures which remain under a State of Emergency until 31 May 2020 are: Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Hyogo, Kyoto and Hokkaido. The State of Emergency has been lifted in the remaining 39 prefectures.
The government of Japan has declared that the State of Emergency will be extended nationwide until 31 May 2020. The Japanese government has urged continued cooperation from residents from the 13 Special Alert Prefectures where there has been a high number of COVID-19 cases (Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Hokkaido, Aichi, Kyoto, Ishikawa, Ibaraki, Gifu) to reduce social interactions by 80% in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
The government of Japan declared earlier this evening a State of Emergency in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka Prefectures. The State of Emergency will last for one month, from 7 April to 6 May 2020.
In view of the current COVID-19 situation, the Consular counter service at the Embassy will be available strictly by appointment only with effect from Wednesday, 8 April 2020.
From 9 April 2020, 2359 hours, all Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders entering Singapore will be required to serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home Notice (SHN) facilities.
For travel advisories on non-essential travel abroad, and further restrictions on travellers to Singapore. Please refer to the Ministry of Health COVID-19 website for updates on the latest precautionary measures implemented to further reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19 coming into Singapore.
In view of the upcoming school holidays, Singaporeans planning overseas travel are reminded to take the necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with accidents, natural disasters or terrorist attacks. Singaporeans are also reminded to be familiar with your destination’s local laws and customs restrictions, including immigration procedures and entry requirements.
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