NHK led with a report that the chief and deputy chief of the Kobe Nishi police station have tested positive for COVID-19, saying that eight other police officers tested positive after attending a welcome party for new recruits. NTV gave top play to a report that Osaka Prefecture is expected to ask business operators to temporarily suspend operations under the state of emergency. Fuji TV led with a report that on Sunday Hokkaido declared a state of emergency again in light of an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases there. TBS led with a report that two doctors at a hospital in Toyama where a total of 16 people have tested positive for COVID-19 were found to be infected with the virus. TV Asahi led with a report on strong wind and rain across Japan today.