Comment from the Mayor following the announcement of Ibaraki Prefecture (July 3, 2020)
July 3, 2020 9:00 PM ｜ Notifications and Procedures
Today (July 3rd), Governor Oigawa reported that there were six cases reported as positive case of COVID-19 in Ibaraki prefecture. (One of them reside in Tsukuba)
- Change of the prefectural measure guideline of COVID-19, and lift cautioning level from stage 1 to stage 2.
- Please consider well and be very careful when traveling to or staying in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.
- For those who are at high risk of complications due to COVID-19, please be particularly careful about going out.
(Based on the change of policy, restriction of going out for those who are at high risk of complications due to COVID-19 will start from stage 3.)
- Promoting registration of "Ibaraki Amabie-chan", a system for preventing spread of infection for both businesses owners and citizens in Ibaraki.
In Ibaraki, mainly in the south, there have been positive cases reported. Furthermore, in Tokyo, there have been more than 100 positive cases reported.
I will ask all citizens to continue practicing infection prevention measures such as washing hands, covering cough and avoiding 3Cs.
Thank you for your continued cooperation.
Mayor of Tsukuba