Tokushima Alert - Infection Watch: Strengthened Caution (Stage 1)
Date of Alert: July 16, 2021 18:00
Until August 22nd: Early Warning Period for the 5th Wave
Take caution against the Delta variant and increases in the flow of people during summer break and Obon!
Enjoy the Tokyo Olympics with people you are usually together with at home from your TV.
- Think carefully when making the decision to visit other prefectures during the 4-day holiday, summer break, and Obon.
Refrain from visiting the below areas:
State of Emergency
Until August 22nd: Tokyo, Okinawa
Until August 22nd:
* Areas designated in the below prefectures by each prefecture’s governor.
Please refer to each prefecture’s website for the latest information.
Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka
When visiting areas other than those listed above, please consult with your friends and family and carefully make the decision on whether to travel or not.
For those who are returning to Tokushima due to unavoidable circumstances, please make use of Tokushima’s advance PCR testing system.
2.Take further caution to prevent the spread of the virus.
To the people of Tokushima,
- Infections among young people are increasing! Please exercise extreme caution!
- Avoid not only the 3 C’s (closed spaces, crowded places, close-contact settings), but also situations where either 2 or 1 of these conditions are present.
- Practice basic virus prevention measures (wearing a mask, practicing coughing etiquette, gargling, washing your hands, using hand sanitizer, and refraining from speaking in a large voice).
- Make use of restaurants and lodging facilities that have “three stars for COVID-19 protection”.
- Sticker showing that they are following guidelines put in place.
- Sticker showing that they are cooperating with PCR monitoring guidelines.
- Tokushima Corona Alert System
To businesses in Tokushima,
- Refrain from the usage of karaoke-related facilities at restaurants.
- Make certain that your employees are in good health. Cooperate with periodic testing.
- Promote telework and keep those coming in for work/business trips to a minimum.
3. We are conducting the following initiatives during the “Early Warning Period for the 5th Wave”
- Strengthening investigations into the fow of people. (Conducting detailed investigations into the flow of people around business districts and major tourist locations to get a better grasp on the flow of people from outside the prefecture.)
- Advance PCR testing for those returning to the prefecture. (Conducting free PCR testing in advance for those who, due to unavoidabe circumstances, are returning to the prefecture.)
- Periodic PCR testing. (Conducting free, periodic PCR testing for restaurants and odging facilities that are registered to be folowing guidelines and have a sticker / that are registered with the Tokushima Corona Alert System.)
- Monitor testing for the whoe area. (Conducting PCR testing at schools, businesses, etc. when multiple cases occur.)