H2O Retailing, which owns Hankyu Hanshin Department Store, is a new 18 employees at the Hanshin Umeda Main Store in Kita-ku, Osaka, where outbreaks of the new coronavirus = clusters have been confirmed. It was revealed that the infection was confirmed.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections to 115.

Nearly 90% of infected people are concentrated on the 1st floor and the 1st basement floor where the food department is located, and the company decided to keep the food department closed for 4 days because the sales system is not ready.

The company plans to resume operations as soon as the sales system is ready based on the results of PCR tests by employees.

In addition, the same group has confirmed that 27 employees have been infected since the 27th of last month at the Hankyu Umeda Main Store in Kita-ku, Osaka.

"H2O Retailing" puts the highest priority on the health and safety of customers and employees, and strives to thoroughly wear masks, disinfect the store, and ventilate to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection. I will. "