Governor Hattori of Fukuoka Prefecture will hold a press conference on the night of the 7th in response to being added to the target area of the state of emergency, and announced that he will request the store that serves sake to close, and cooperate. I called.
In addition, it was revealed that all the torch relays scheduled to be held in Fukuoka Prefecture will not be held on public roads, but only the ignition ceremony will be held without spectators.
At the press conference, Governor Hattori will bring in stores and liquor offering liquor and karaoke facilities throughout the prefecture from 12th to 31st May next week in response to being added to the target area of the state of emergency. In addition to requesting closures from authorized restaurants, it has announced that it will request other restaurants to shorten their business hours to 8:00 pm.
In addition, for large-scale facilities such as department stores where the total floor area of the building exceeds 1000 square meters, the business hours will be shortened to 8:00 pm, and the maximum number of people for the event will be 5000 and half of the capacity. After that, it is requested that the event be held by 9 pm.
After that, he said, "I have to accept the judgment of the government. I will take thorough measures to contain the infection. It will be more difficult for the citizens of the prefecture and businesses, but I will escape from the state of emergency as soon as possible. Let's do our best together so that we can do it. "
In addition, it was revealed that the torch relay, which was scheduled to be held in Fukuoka Prefecture on the 11th and 12th next week, will not be held on public roads, but will be held only by the ignition ceremony without spectators.
The ignition ceremony will be held at the Heiwadai Athletics Stadium in Fukuoka City on the 11th and at the Kanmon Kaikyo Museum Event Plaza in Kitakyushu City on the 12th.
Governor Hattori said, "I would like the runners who have prepared for the torch relay to participate in the ignition ceremony. I would like to hold an event to connect the torch in the form of a torch kiss."