NHK in Japan reported over the weekend that Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, will consult with experts at a meeting on Monday to extend the national state of emergency until May 31

  • Government will also discuss further action on how to prevent the spread of the epidemic
  • Abe is expected to hold a news conference after the meeting to announce the extension of the state of emergency
  • current state of emergency is set to expire on Wednesday


NHK is Japan's national broadcaster