Japan requires all people from the United States to be quarantined at designated locations for 3 days
The Japanese government announced on the 22nd that in order to prevent the further spread of the Omega virus, starting from 0:00 local time on the 25th, Americans entering Japan from all over the United States must be quarantined and observed in designated facilities for 3 days
Previously, this requirement only applied to travelers from certain states in the United States
The Japanese government stated that tourists from New York and Hawaii will still be required to quarantine at these facilities for 6 days
Japan notified its first case of Omicron infection last month
As of December 21, a total of 85 people have been diagnosed with Omicron
Official Japanese documents:
Omicron strain designated country/region (B.
529 mutant strain)
As shown in the attachment, Ecuador, Slovakia, the entire United States, Lithuania, and Russia have been newly designated as the "designated countries/regions of the Omicron strain (B.
Final revision, December 22, 2021
New measures to strengthen border control (20) on the basis of designated countries/regions
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Health Security Bureau, Tuberculosis Infectious Diseases Department, Health and Welfare Department, Medical and Life Sciences and Technology Bureau, Inspection Office, Policy Department, Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Based on "new measures to strengthen border measures (20)" (November 29, third year Reiwa), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare should designate and announce every time they confirm, "Buy stocks (B)
Designated Country/region 1.
529 mutants) are as follows
Ecuador, Slovakia, the entire territory of the United States, Lithuania, and Russia will start at 0:00 on December 23, 2021 (Tokyo time)
*From 0:00 on December 23, 2021, Tokyo time, the designated states of the United States will change the "Omicron strain (B.
529 variant strain) designated country/region" to "All America"
Japan: All people from the U.
will be quarantined in designated locations for 3 days
(Source: Internet, reference only)