27 February 2020 – Temporary school closures

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Overview: As of February 28th, 2020, MEXT asked elementary schools, junior high schools, senior high schools, schools for special needs education and upper secondary specialized training schools to be temporary closed from March 2nd.
Full details here: https://www.mext.go.jp/en/mext_00006.html

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government