Starting in the three provinces of Tokai, Mie, Aichi and Gifu, there are several cases of coronavirus being registered across the country. The authorities ask for everyone’s cooperation for thorough preventive measures and to keep the maximum alert this New Year’s holiday.
Government Office homepage: https://corona.go.jp/en/
Japan Immigration Services Agency homepage: http://www.moj.go.jp/isa/content/930006297.pdf
< Examples of items that require attention >
1 – If you are feeling sick, don’t participate in parties or gatherings
2 – Meet for a short time and with as few people as possible
3 – Take care with the amount of alcohol you consume
4 – Sit diagonally, avoiding chairs in front of or next to others
5 – Do not share plates and cutlery
6 – etc.
There are contagion outbreaks (clusters) in restaurants. When you go to the location with reduced opening hours, check the guidelines of the region and take great care.
See here the joint message from the mayors of Aichi, Gifu and Mie published on December 15 (in Japanese only).
Click here to see the Mie Info page on coronavirus.
If you are experiencing difficulties due to the new coronavirus, consult with the MieCo, Consultation Center for Foreign Residents in Mie
Tel: 080-3300-8077 (assistance in several languages)
Monday to Friday and Sundays (closed on Saturdays and public holidays), from 9 am to 5 pm
* Closed on Saturdays, holidays and during December 29th and January 3rd.