On April 7th, the national government announced a state of emergency in 7 prefectures: Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka.
This does not apply to Shiga.
We are focusing on two objectives to prevent the situation from getting worse:
In order to avoid the spread of the virus, and to protect your life and livelihood, we ask for your cooperation in doing the following:
This is the most important time to act. Whatever you do, please stay calm.
Let’s all do our best together.
MIKAZUKI Taizo, Governor of Shiga
April 7, 2020
Center for returnees and people who’ve come in contact with the infected
Pharmaceutical and Infectious Disease Prevention Office, Department of Public Health Care and Welfare, Shiga Prefectural Government
(24/7, including holidays)
Shiga Foreign Residents Information Center
(Weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Available languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Nepali, Russian, Hindi
Note: For enquiries related to COVID-19, please call or email, and avoid coming to the center in person.