Japan coronavirus travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Japan plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially · Fully
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Japan · UK

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Japan Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Japan showing the number of people and percentage of population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 21/04/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 1,527,187 1.2%
Fully vaccinated 827,196 0.7%

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations information for Japan is collected and maintained by Our World in Data from official reports. Last update: 21/04/2021

Japan Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Japan recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-04-11 16.2   27.5  
2021-04-18 24.2 49.2% 40.5 47.1%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for Japan recorded over the past 10 weeks.

8.5
6.7
6.7
5.7
6.3
7
9.4
11.3
16.2
24.2
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for Japan recorded over the past 10 weeks.

20.8
15.2
13.4
12.5
12
13.3
16.4
20.6
27.5
40.5
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04
18/04

The Covid-19 number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Japan travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Japan including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Are there entry restrictions to Japan due to the coronavirus?

Japan is closed for tourism from the UK. Non-resident foreign nationals travelling from the UK are banned from entering.

Negative PCR test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering Japan.

Check out Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Japan?

If you have been in or through Japan in the previous 10 days, you must quarantine at home for 10 days when arriving in the UK.

A pre-departure test in Japan is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine. The Test to Release scheme can be used in England on day 5 to shorten the quarantine period.

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