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Outline of the Emergency Measures of Osaka Prefecture after May 16

05, 15, 2020, 16: 28 updated


Outline of the Emergency Measures of Osaka Prefecture after May 16

① Area: All parts of Osaka Prefecture

② Period: From May 16 to 31, 2020

③ Measures(Some of the present measures are to be lifted based on the【Osaka Model】
 The following measures are taken to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus based on the article 45
and 24 of the *Act on Special Measures against Pandemic Influenza.  
*Hereinafter referred to as the “Act”

  ●Request for staying at home(Article 45, Clause1)
    Osaka residents are requested to refrain from going out, aiming to “reduce social contact by at least
    70%, hopefully 80%.” Above all, the following is strongly requested.
    1.Refraining from travels over prefectures, such as nonessential homecoming visits or trips.
    2.Refraining from going out to downtown at night, such as going to eateries with hospitality services.
    3.Thoroughly avoiding “*Three Cs”, as well as practicing “New Lifestyle” to prevent infections from spreading.
      (e.g. Promoting to work from home (teleworking), registering at the “Osaka coronavirus tracking system” and
using it effectively, etc.)
*Three Cs : Closed spaces, Crowded places and Close-contact settings

  ●Request for cancelation of events(Article 24, Clause 9 )
   Organizers are requested to refrain from holding events, regardless of their scale and location.

  ●Request for facility use restrictions(Article 24, Clause 9)
   Managers of facilities used by many people are requested to restrict their use, etc.

For details, please consult:

Osaka Prefectural Government (Japanese)

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