Aomori Mutsu City Considering closure of tourist facilities, etc. “Go To to blisters” 9:30 on July 14
Mayor Miyashita of Mutsu City, Aomori Prefecture, said on May 13 that the government's "Go To Campaign" will start on the 22nd of this month. "If the campaign does not stop the spread of infection, it will be a human disaster by the government," and the risk of spread of infection will increase. We decided to consider in the direction to close public facilities in the city to reduce
Among the government's “Go To Campaign” that stimulates consumption of tourism and food and beverages that have been hit by the effects of the new coronavirus, discounts for accommodation prices and other items will begin on the 22nd of this month.
The mayor of Mutsu City, Miyashita, said in a meeting of the new coronavirus countermeasures held on March 13, "If the campaign does not stop the spread of the infection, it will be a human disaster by the government."
After that, he stated that "the city has a duty to protect the lives of citizens," and decided to consider closing public facilities in the city in order to reduce the risk of spread of infection.
In the future, we will decide which facilities to close, mainly public tourist facilities that are expected to be used from outside the prefecture.
Up to now, no one has been confirmed to have been infected with the new coronavirus in or near Mutsu City, but the medical system is vulnerable, and there is growing concern about the spread of the infection.
After the meeting, Mayor Miyashita said, “The campaign surely moves people from high risk to low risk, and the patience that they have until now is blamed. Regardless of what campaign the country or prefecture does, it is responsible. Will be fulfilled."