27 February 2020 – Schools requested to close for two weeks (although some can delay)

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Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe requested that schools close for two weeks, but some could choose to remain open or delay their closure
Full details here: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51639488