Comment from the Mayor following the announcement of Ibaraki Prefecture (July 20, 2020)
July 20, 2020 8:00 PM ｜ Notifications and Procedures
Due to the current state of coronavirus infections in Tokyo, the Governor of Ibaraki announced today that we should now refrain from travelling to, or staying in, the Tokyo area. We are asking all residents of Tsukuba to cooperate with these measures.
•Please do not ask your family members who live in Tokyo to return home to Ibaraki.
•Follow strict protocols for preventing infection when commuting to the Tokyo area, or staying in the Tokyo area, for work or school.
•If you feel any symptoms of COVID, such as high fever or tiredness as a result of commuting to the Tokyo area for work or school, contact your local Returnee and Contact Consultation Center for New Coronavirus Infections. (English support:firstname.lastname@example.org)
•Residents of the Tokyo area should not travel to, or stay in, Ibaraki Prefecture unnecessarily.
Furthermore, in line with the Governor's announcement, we would like to ask Tokyo residents who have purchased Mt. Tsukuba Sightseeing Support Tickets to refrain from using them until after the alert level has been lowered. We apologize for the inconvenience, but the tickets will remain valid until February 28, 2021, so please come and visit Mt. Tsukuba once the alert level has been lowered.
Mayor of Tsukuba