Category: COVID-19

COVID-19 Information for Kumamoto JETs

This page contains information useful to Kumamoto JETs regarding the 2019 coronavirus disease (新型コロナウイルス感染症, shingata koronauirusu kansenshō) caused by SARS-CoV-2.This page was last updated on 5 August 2020. Content:1. Prefectural Announcements2. Guidelines for consulting...

Coronavirus Update (23 June)

Hello Kumamoto,Here are some updates:First new case in Kumamoto Prefecture in 45 days: Amakusa AreaA case was confirmed Monday evening in the jurisdiction of the Amakusa Health Centre (Kamiamakusa City, Amakusa City, Reihoku Town)...

Coronavirus Update (19 June)

Hi Kumamoto,Long time no see. Here are your friendly COVID-19 related updates:  Cross-prefecture travel re-opened nationwide (19 June)As of today, people may travel freely between all prefectures nationwide. Kumamoto Prefecture is still asking residents to...

Coronavirus Update (27 May)

Hello Kumamoto,Here are some more updates:Kumamoto Prefecture lowers infection warning levelGiven the fact that Kumamoto Prefecture has not seen any new confirmed infections for an additional one-week period from 19-25 May, the prefecture has decided to...

Coronavirus Update (25 May)

Dear Kumamoto,Here are some updates: State of Emergency EndingThe State of Emergency was lifted in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto on Thursday last week, and the national government is currently making final arrangements to lift...

Coronavirus Update (20 May)

Hi Kumamoto,Here are some updates: State of EmergencyA decision will be made tomorrow about whether the state of emergency can be lifted in the remaining 8 prefectures. One of the numerical targets proposed by...