33 trillion yen for construction of PCR test system.
On the 25th, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced a budget request for the 2021 budget, which is the largest ever in the general account totaling 32,989.5 billion yen. Regarding measures against the new coronavirus, it is difficult to predict the impact, so only the necessary items are presented at this stage. Consider a specific amount by the end of the year in the process of budgeting in the future.
Regarding the new corona, they will also include the cost of building a system such as promoting the establishment of inspection centers such as PCR tests, strengthening the functions of health centers, and stockpiling and distributing medical supplies such as surgical masks.