The Nagano Prefecture Crisis Management Department has lowered the COVID-19 Infection Warning Level for all regions across Nagano Prefecture to Level 1—Practice Usual Precautions. However, residents are still advised to remain vigilant and act in accordance with the prefectural guidelines.
In the event of round-trip travel outside of the prefecture, Nagano Prefecture urges:
- Obeying the safety measures in place at each business, and avoiding potential cluster locations such as packed restaurants and bars
- Observing basic precautions (below)
- Continuing to monitor health upon return
There are currently no active advisories, warnings, or emergency warnings issued for Nagano Prefecture. However, please continue to observe the following basic COVID-19 precautions:
- Practice the three keys to preventing infection (maintain appropriate distance between yourself and others; wear a mask in crowded areas; wash your hands)
- Avoid the three “C”s: Closed, confined spaces; crowded spaces; close contact with others
- Perform daily health self-assessments
- If you have cold-like symptoms, avoid going out.
- If you have sustained cold-like symptoms or exhibit severe symptoms such as difficulty breathing or fever, please contact your primary doctor or designated health center. (See Consultations below).
Confirmed cases in Nagano Prefecture: 334
Discharged patients: 324
Areas with inpatients (by health center): Nagano City (4), Saku (3), Suwa (2)
- View the most recent case information here (JP).
- View all Nagano Prefecture case information here or here (official, JP) and here (unofficial, EN).
As most of you already know, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Nagano Prefecture on February 25, 2020. While the Prefectural Government has been updating its homepage with various resources regarding the novel coronavirus, most of the information is in Japanese, so we have summarized it here, and provided links to other resources as well.
Please note that as of March 27, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Prefectural Government have officially requested all residents to avoid non-essential international travel. Entry bans and restrictions have also been established. Travel between prefectures is also not advised.
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