The Tokyo governor held an emergency news conference and he urged people to stay home.
This appears people are ignoring the warnings.
There reasons, cherry blossoms.
The streets around the Meguro River was packed with people to view the blooms.
Some people are wearing masks, but just as many aren’t.
It’s cherry blossom season, a tradition is to go to parks and take pictures.
Japan reported its largest single-day jump in cases yesterday, but their pleas for social distancing appear to have minimum impact.