Japan to stay in bubble with 4 countries first
Today the Japanese government announced that they raised the economic activities level by lifting the restriction on moving between prefectures. There are 47 prefectures in Japan, and it had strongly been requested not to visit other prefectures since April. Besides, professional baseball leagues began this season's first game today (still no audience allowed in the stadium).
The officials also stated that they would start the discussion about the possible mutual traffic and its qualifications with 4 countries, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Vietnam, where domestic infection status has been stable. They added that Japan would expand the countries and areas to come and go one by one once both sides reach an agreement.