New type pneumonia Railway companies Measures to prevent spread of infection January 29 14:03
In response to the spread of the new coronavirus, especially in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, some railway companies take measures such as wearing masks for station staff and crew members to prevent the spread of the infection. It has come out.
Keio Electric Railway, which connects Tokyo Shinjuku to Hachioji City, among others, is urging all station staff and crew members to wear masks, about 1,300 in total.
JR East also instructs all employees to wear masks if they thoroughly wash their hands or have coughing or sneezing symptoms.
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism demands thorough measures from railway companies
The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism said on Monday that a Japanese man living in Nara Prefecture who had never traveled to Wuhan was infected with a new type of coronavirus on March 28. Callers were asked to wear station masks and wash their hands thoroughly, and when station staff infections were confirmed, they were notified to report.