In Okinawa, Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Shizuoka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Hokkaido, Gifu, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Hiroshima, Ishikawa, Fukushima, Kumamoto, Kagawa, Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Miyagi and Okayama, prefecture State/Quasi-state-of- Emergency-related measures include among others: refraining from going out as much as possible, closure of eating venues at 8pm; working from home as much as possible; capacity restrictions at music, sports, shopping, events and other public facilities. The State of Emergency/ Quasi State of Emergency will last until at least September 30.
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.