In response to the state of emergency, Tokyo on the night of the 8th, in the downtown area of Shinjuku, refrained from going out after 8 pm and called for spending three consecutive holidays from the 9th at home.
In response to the state of emergency, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is requesting a thorough refrain from going out, especially after 8:00 pm, and shortening business hours to restaurants and other places by 8:00 pm.
From around 7:30 pm on the first day of the declaration, the staff of the capital and Shinjuku Ward went around the east exit of JR Shinjuku Station, the area around Kabukicho, and Seibu Shinjuku Station, and called on the passers-by to cooperate with the request. It was.
The staff refrained from going out after 8:00 pm while holding up a panel stating "Avoid going out unnecessarily" and "The restaurant is open until 20:00", and at home for three consecutive holidays from the 9th. I was calling for you to spend time.
Satoshi Fujita, director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of General Affairs, who participated in the call, said, "I have a great sense of crisis that the number of infected people is increasing. I cannot prevent the spread of infection without stopping the flow of people, so I share the sense of crisis. I would like to continue to call for cooperation in order to do so. "
There are almost no people in Yokohama Chinatown
From the 8th, Kanagawa Prefecture has requested restaurants that serve alcoholic beverages in Yokohama and Kawasaki to shorten their business hours to 8:00 pm, and people visiting the popular tourist destination, Yokohama Chinatown There was almost no figure.
From the 8th, Kanagawa Prefecture has requested restaurants that serve alcoholic beverages in Yokohama and Kawasaki to shorten their business hours to 8 pm, and from the 12th of this month onward, alcoholic beverages will be available. Regardless of whether or not it is available, we will expand the scope of requests for shortening of business hours to restaurants throughout the prefecture.
Under these circumstances, in Yokohama Chinatown, a popular tourist destination in Naka-ku, Yokohama, at around 8 pm, store employees closed the store by releasing the shutter, and there were few people walking down the street. ..
A woman in her 50s who came from Tokyo for sightseeing said, "I was told that the store would be closed and I left the store. I felt that I was keeping the request properly."
In addition, a male office worker in his thirties who lives nearby said, "I am lonely to see Chinatown, which has few people as it was at the time of the last state of emergency."
Governor Ohno of Saitama Prefecture calls for self-restraint on the street
In response to the state of emergency, Governor Ohno of Saitama Prefecture distributed leaflets in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture on the night of the 8th, calling for refraining from going out unnecessarily after 8:00 pm.
From the 8th to the 7th of next month, Saitama Prefecture is requesting that people go out unnecessarily and refrain from moving across prefectures as an emergency measure based on the Act on Special Measures for the New Coronavirus.
In response to this, Governor Ohno of Saitama Prefecture and Mayor Okunoki of Kawaguchi City handed out leaflets in front of JR Kawaguchi Station in Kawaguchi City on the night of the 8th, calling for refraining from going out unnecessarily after 8 pm ..
After that, Governor Ohno and others called on the shopping street in front of the station with a banner saying "Let's go home" and appealed for cooperation in emergency measures and thorough infection prevention measures.
Governor Ohno said, "Today, the highest number of infected people has been confirmed, and if we don't stop it now, it will be really difficult. Please help us because having patience now will lead to the future."