In Tokyo, Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Aichi and Fukuoka, State-of-Emergency-related measures include among others: refraining from going out as much as possible, closure of eating venues at 8pm; refraining from joining social events involving food and drinks; working from home as much as possible; capacity restrictions at music, sports, shopping, events and other public facilities. The State of Emergency will last until at least May 31.
All over Japan, safety measures may include: hand-washing and wearing a mask; respecting social distancing at all time; tele-working when applicable and rotating commuting shifts; avoiding public transportation at peak hours and avoiding to talk while on board; avoiding closed spaces, crowded places and close-contact settings; avoiding large-scale events.
The Embassy is operational and functions in full accordance with the guidelines of the Japanese authorities.
Example of practicing “New Lifestyle ” published by the Japanese Government.