Since April 25, Mie Prefecture had not registered a new case of the coronavirus infections for 2 ½ months. On July 10, the 47th case was confirmed and since then, 31 new cases have been confirmed. Currently, the incidence of new cases exceeds the numbers recorded during the State of Emergency Period in many provinces, and is mainly concentrated among young people.
The authorities have been able to estimate the transmission route for most of the new confirmed cases since July 10 and it is believed that cases are not emerging in municipalities in the province. It is not yet a situation in which there is a need for a request for citizens to avoid leaving their home, but the “Mie Prefecture Guidelines for the Prevention of the Coronavirus Version 3” have been compiled (in Japanese only). effective until August 31, 2020.
The province asks all citizens to take preventive measures at this critical time.
The rules of the new daily lifestyle or “the new normal” are:
* Know when you should make an appointment or medical examination click here.
Take preventive measures based on the “Mie Prefecture Guidelines for the Prevention of New Coronavirus Version.3” and the guidelines for each type of service.
Illegal acts of discrimination, prejudice and violence (ijime) against people infected with the coronavirus and companies where they work, healthcare providers and their families, people who have returned from other countries, foreigners living in Japan, and other citizens, will be considered as a violation of human rights.
The enemy we must face is the virus and not the people close to us. Avoid acts of prejudice, discrimination, human rights violations, abuses and violence against people and companies.
See the original message from the governor (published on July 28) by clicking here.
See “Mie Prefecture Guidelines for the Prevention of New Coronavirus ver.3” (in Japanese only) by clicking here.