April 17, 2020
Speech by the Governor of Tokyo, Koike Yuriko, at the First Extraordinary Session of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly, 2020
In opening the first extraordinary session of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly in 2020, I would like to speak about our response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
On March 9, Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly member Mr. Koga Toshiaki passed away. On March 21, Tokyo Honorable Citizen Ms. Miyagi Mariko passed away. I would like to offer my sincere condolences to their families. May they rest in peace.
I would also like to extend my deepest condolences to the families of those who passed away from COVID-19. May they rest in peace.