Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture has decided to cancel the official duties scheduled for the 18th and wait at home because his family living together was infected with the new coronavirus and became a close contact.

According to Osaka Prefecture, it was confirmed on the afternoon of the 18th that a family member living with Governor Yoshimura was infected with the new coronavirus, and the governor became a close contact.

Governor Yoshimura went to the Osaka Prefectural Government Office after 11:00 am on the 18th, but after receiving confirmation of his family's infection, he canceled the public affairs and interviews scheduled for the afternoon and decided to wait at home. I did.

According to Governor Yoshimura's Twitter, the governor himself is asymptomatic, so he will decide to deal with public affairs after the 19th.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare requires that if an infected person appears in a family member living together and becomes a close contact, he / she is required to wait at home for 7 days, but the antigen qualitative test approved by the government on the 4th and 5th days is negative. If so, it can be canceled from the 5th day.