SHIBUYA GAIGO GAKUINNEWS

COVID-19 Update: Japan State of Emergency

April 9, 2020

As most of you already know, this past Tuesday April 7th, Japan’s Prime Minister had officially declared a State of Emergency.

You can find more details here from the Tokyo Disaster Prevention Agency:

https://translation2.j-server.com/LUCTBOUSAI/ns/tl.cgi/https://www.bousai.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/1007617/index.html?SLANG=ja&TLANG=en&XMODE=0&XCHARSET=utf-8&XJSID=0

It is important to continue to remain at home as much as possible during this time.  Our lessons will continue to be online until the end of Golden Week next month.

Although not restricted, travelling is strongly advised against.  If you happen to travel during the Golden Week break, please kindly refer to the updated information regarding the travel restrictions:

(English)  http://www.moj.go.jp/EN/nyuukokukanri/kouhou/m_nyuukokukanri01_00003.html

(Japanese) http://www.moj.go.jp/hisho/kouhou/20200131comment.html

For general news and updates about COVID-19, including preventative measures and symptoms/ causes, please refer to the WHO website:  https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019