COVID Updates - Important information from Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG).

COVID Updates - Important information from Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG).

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COVID Updates - Important information from Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG).

■ How to Spend This Holiday Season With the end of the year and new year just ahead, please continue taking steps to prevent the spread of infection. Please do not go to crowded places. Only spend time with people you usually meet. Remember to wear a mask and wash your hands. And, please keep rooms ventilated. 

Please watch the video message by Governor Koike below or at the following link.

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-Click below to see a message for the New Year's Holiday in multiple

languages. English:

Other 15 languages: 

■ For the analysis of the infection situation and the system for health care provision, please see the attachment.

■ YouTube broadcast by Tokyo Governor Koike Governor Koike broadcasts a program in English every Thursday at 7:15 p.m . to deliver the latest monitoring report on COVID-19 and useful information about Tokyo ’ s new normal . The next broadcast is scheduled for December 30.

You can access the video after the original broadcast at

■ Reminder for a season in which opportunities to take part in festivals, events, and gatherings increase - If you are not feeling well, do not participate in events or gatherings (meals, etc.).

  • To the extent possible, avoid taking part in events and gatherings (meals, etc.) held at locations where the three Cs are likely to develop and locations where basic infection prevention measures are not being solidly implemented. Especially refrain from participating in events, parties, etc., where many people gather in close proximity and are likely to be talking in loud voices.

  • When participating in an event or gathering (meals, etc.), make sure to thoroughly take the proper infection prevention measures, including maintaining proper social distancing, disinfecting hands, wearing a mask, and refraining from talking in a loud voice.

  • To the extent possible, refrain from participating in any event or gathering in town or at restaurants and bars where the following may occur: large groups of people in close proximity, excessive drinking, drinking late into the night, etc. When participating in any event or gathering that involves drinking, please consider the risk of infection and drink responsibly.

  • Please also consider other new ways to enjoy your free time, such as staying at home with family or participating in online events.

If you suspect you have been infected with COVID 19 and have questions concerning matters such as consulting with a medical institution, contact the designated consultation desk, office, etc., such as Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents (TOCOS), TEL: 0120-296-004. 

** To see notifications sent by the TMG International Affairs Division containing disaster-related information or COVID-19 updates such as this one, please access the following URL address. (Messages are listed by the date sent.)

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