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Preventive measures for the "5th wave" -Refrain events during the Obon holiday

Preventive measures for the "5th wave"

-Refrain events during the Obon holiday



Date: August 6th. 2021

COVID-19 Infection Countermeasures Headquarters

Gifu Prefecture Government


The infection status of the novel coronavirus is in the midst of the fifth wave nationwide, including Gifu prefecture.

With the flow of people increases during the Obon holiday, we ask to enforce the effort to make the core of infection under control: "reduce contact opportunities with people".

For citizens of Gifu

Please make the following effort thoroughly with continuing to perform basic prevention (wear a mask, hand hygiene, avoid dense area and health management).

1. Returning Home

・ Ask your family members who live away for job or attending school cross the prefecture to refrain or postpone the homecoming. Make special efforts to avoid the homecoming, especially if any of your family are unwell.

2. Business trip

・ In addition to refrain from business trip which requires to cross prefecture, utilize such as, video conference to reduce a business trip itself. If it's unavoidable, protect your employees by avoid crowds or dinner party and return directly.

2. Travel, recreation and dinner party

・ Refrain or postpone travel, recreation or dinner party which crosses prefectural borders.

*Avoid visiting to areas with the infection spread (designated areas after August 8).

State of Emergency Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Osaka and Okinawa

Semi-state of Emergency Hokkaido, Fukushima, Ibaragi, Tochigi, Gunma, Ishikawa, Shizuoka, Aichi, Shiga, Kyoto, Hyogo, Fukuoka and Kumamoto.

・ Refrain from gathering or party with relatives or people whom you usually don't meet (party such as class reunion).

・ To prevent the spread of infection due to long hours of, and heavy drinking from having a barbecue, we closed the access routes to riverbeds. The facility at the public institution has also been suspended.

For citizens of other prefectures
・ Please refrain from visiting to Gifu from infection spread areas for school trip, travel, gathering and or recreation purposes.