Insufficient waiting area around Narita Airport Some people at Chubu Airport New Corona April 8 6:07

As the number of people undergoing virus testing has increased significantly due to the strengthening of measures against the border of the new coronavirus, the country has arrived at Narita Airport and transported some of the people who collected samples to Chubu Airport by charter aircraft and waited at hotels around The first flight arrived at Chubu Airport on the night of the 7th.

The government has requested that all people returning from 73 countries and regions where the new coronavirus is endemic are screened for viruses and wait at home or in accommodation until results are obtained, According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, there is a possibility that there will be a shortage of guest rooms at accommodations around Narita Airport, which is a standby area.

For this reason, the government decided to transport some of those who had finished collecting samples to Chubu Airport on the charter flight of the country and wait for them, and the first flight arrived at Chubu Airport before 10 p.m. .

According to the Narita Airport Quarantine Station, 16 of the people arriving from the United States and other countries boarded this flight, so they got off the plane and boarded a bus to move to a business hotel on the airport island.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will operate such charter flights after 8 days if necessary.