In response to the declaration of an emergency as a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, Hiroshima Prefecture requested the restaurants that provide alcoholic beverages and karaoke facilities throughout the prefecture to close in principle from the 16th, and responded to the cooperation. We have decided to provide support money to the people.
At the meeting of the countermeasures headquarters of Hiroshima Prefecture held on the evening of the 15th, in principle, we will be closed from the 16th to restaurants that provide alcoholic beverages or karaoke facilities throughout the prefecture, and if we do not close, provide alcoholic beverages and karaoke facilities Instead, we requested that the business hours be shortened between 5 am and 8 pm, and requested restaurants that do not provide alcoholic beverages or karaoke facilities to shorten the business hours in the same way. Decided to provide support money.
The period is until the 1st of next month, but the request for the 1st is only to shorten the business hours.
From the 16th to the 31st of this month, we will also be open to large-scale commercial facilities such as department stores, supermarkets, sports clubs, and super public baths, as well as tenants and sports / amusement facilities that enter facilities with a floor area of over 1000 square meters. We requested that the time be shortened between 5 am and 8 pm, and decided to provide a cooperation fee if we responded.
In addition, we have decided to request that large-scale commercial facilities and exercise / amusement facilities with a floor area of more than 10,000 square meters be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
On the other hand, the prefecture's coping policy was revised based on the declaration of emergency, and for events held in the prefecture such as music and sports, the maximum number of people in the venue is 5,000 and the number of people can be accommodated from 18th this month. We decided to encourage the event to be held until 9 pm after halving the number.
However, it does not apply to events where tickets were sold by the 17th of this month.
At a press conference, Governor Yuzaki said, "Given the current infection situation, we must do our utmost to reduce contact between people. The burden on the citizens of the prefecture will be very large. However, I think it is necessary to curb the spread of the infection at all costs here. "