Main events scheduled in Japan for Monday, Aug. 2:
-- Government to expand COVID-19 state of emergency to Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka prefectures.
-- Cabinet Office to release survey on consumer trends for July at 2 p.m.
-- Japan Automobile Dealers Association to release new motor vehicle sales data for July at 2 p.m.
-- Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo) to hold world conference.