Before the third state of emergency was issued on the 25th, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government called for cooperation in the downtown area on the night of the 23rd to avoid drinking on the streets.

A state of emergency will be issued to Tokyo from the 25th to the 11th of next month.

Prior to this, on the night of the 23rd, about 20 people, including Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials and police officers, called on people not to drink on the streets after the business hours of restaurants in Kabukicho, Shinjuku, which is one of the most popular downtown areas in Tokyo. ..

Employees said, "Highly infectious mutant strains are prevalent. Young people may become seriously ill." I did.

In addition, we handed masks with the message "Please refrain from drinking on the street" to those who are sitting in the open space and drinking.

Mr. Yasunobu Nishimura, Director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of General Affairs, said, "I would like to complain that there is a high risk of infection if you remove the mask or speak loudly even outdoors."