The phase under "Shiga Plan on How to Cope with COVID-19" has elevated from "Caution Phase" to "Alert Phase".
We would like to ask the residents of the prefecture to cooperate on the following matters.

1 Thorough measures for infection prevention

  • Thorough basic measures for infection prevention, such as encouraging hand washing, wearing masks, and avoiding the three Cs
  • Practice lifestyles that maintain or enhance immunity (rest, moderate exercise, release stress, etc.)
  • Think twice when going out to areas with many confirmed cases, especially urban areas, or entering the so-called "night streets" and facilities where infection prevention measures are not taken fully.
  • Especially for those who may interact with senior citizens
  • Avoid using facilities where infection prevention measures are not taken fully
  • If there are symptoms such as fever, take good rest at home
  • Utilization of the COVID-19 Infection Spread Prevention System — "Moshi Sapo Shiga", and Contact Verification Application — "COCOA"

2 Thorough measures for infection prevention at facilities and business establishments

  • Thoroughly implementing infection prevention measures based on the industry-specified infection spread prevention guidelines, and posting the "Declaration of Implementation of Infection Prevention Measures"
  • Introduction of the COVID-19 Infection Spread Prevention System — "Moshi Sapo Shiga"
  • Promotion of telework and staggered working hours

3 Prior consultation on infection prevention measures at large-scale events

  • Consult to the Shiga Prefecture COVID-19 Countermeasures Call Center if you plan to hold nationwide events or events with more than 1,000 participants TEL 077-528-1344