In response to the spread of the new coronavirus infection and the increase in the usage rate of beds, Fukuoka Prefecture has decided to activate the prefecture's own corona alarm.

From the 24th of next week, we will request restaurants to shorten their business hours and start discussions with the government to apply priority measures such as prevention of spread.

Fukuoka Prefecture held a meeting of the countermeasures headquarters for the novel coronavirus on the afternoon of the 20th.



Among them, it was decided to activate the prefecture's own corona warning on the 20th, assuming that the infection spreads rapidly and the bed usage rate is expected to exceed 15%.



With the activation, we will shorten the business hours to restaurants throughout the prefecture for 4 weeks from the 24th of next week to the 20th of next month, and request that the number of dinner at the same table be limited to 4 people.



Specifically, stores that have been certified for infection control by the prefecture will be able to choose whether to serve alcohol by 9 pm or by 8 pm. To.



On the other hand, it is said that it will take the same measures as priority measures such as prevention of spread in the country, such as requesting stores that have not been certified to open until 8:00 pm and not serving alcohol.



It is the first time in about three months since October last year that a request for shortening the working hours has been made in Fukuoka Prefecture.



With the activation of this corona warning, the prefecture plans to start discussions with the national government to apply priority measures such as prevention of spread.

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