About wearing of masks


2022/10/28 Friday Announcements, Coronavirus

Mie Prefecture issued a statement on the use of masks as a basic preventive measure against the coronavirus.


In principle, it is no longer necessary to wear masks.

  • Even when walking or cycling to school, work, etc., or passing other people on the street, it will not be necessary (wearing a mask).
  • It is not necessary to wear a mask when talking to other people if you are at a distance of 2 meters or more.

* When talking to other people at a distance of less than 2 meters, the use of masks is indicated.


In principle, it is necessary to wear masks.

  • However, if you can keep a distance (about 2 meters) from other people, and talk for a short time, it is not necessary to wear a mask.
  • When meeting elderly people, visiting hospitals, walking through crowds or during peak commuting times, wearing masks is recommended.

Click here to see the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Kosei Rodosho) pamphlet on the use of masks (in Japanese).

Click here to see the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Kosei Rodosho) pamphlet on the use of masks.(In English)

Food Truck Event in front of Tsu Station ~“Tsueki Mae Market”: A fun social experience~

2022/10/28 Friday Announcements, Coronavirus

津駅前にキッチンカーがやってきます ~賑わいの社会実験(津駅前マルシェ)の実施~

As a way of promoting social activities in Mie, 15 food trucks and shops will be open for a limited time on the streets near the East exit of Tsu Station. There are chairs and tables available! Have fun with this new Tsu Station!


October 19 (Wednesday) to October 30, 2022 (Sunday)

10 am to 6 pm


Highway in front of Tsu Station’s East Exit (from the N23 highway to the station’s east exit)

Stores and event information (data as of September 22, 2022)

  1. Sweets and breads: 3 stores

“COVOPAIN”, “IKOBAKE” and “Petrin Toyama”

  1. Food truck: 12 stores

“pontasien”, “Goofy BURGER”, “kitchen kuraffe (クラッフェ)”, ”EWALU”, “Jinan no Yaki Onigiri (次男の焼きおにぎり)”, ”cocojan kitchen”, “iBroom”, “KITCHEN BUS Lansen”, “ YOU Nouen (農園), “petitbonheur”, “cokkara” and “LbE”

  1. Event

There will also be an exhibition of “work cars”, such as police vehicles, fire trucks and highway patrol cars.

Children will be able to get into small electric toy fire trucks and ambulances.

Click here to see the food trucks and stores flyer or here to see the patrol cars, in addition to opening hours and dates of the stores and other details.

Contact (Japanese only)

Mieken Kendo Seibi-bu Douro Kikaku-ka Kikaku Chosei-han

TEL: 059-224-2739

Email: doroki@pref.mie.lg.jp