The Governor of Kochi Prefecture released a message on COVID-19 on April 3, 2020. Please visit Kochi Prefecture’s website and you’ll find the message.
The full message in Japanese can be found here:
Since the message is written in Japanese, please refer to the excerpts in English as follows:
In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Kochi Prefecture, the Governor requests the following;
• Until the 12th of this month do not go out in the evenings, especially to closed spaces with poor ventilation and places with large gatherings of people. Refrain from holding conversations in close proximity.
• As much as possible, do not travel for work or other reasons to the Tokyo and Kansai areas, or any other area with a large number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
• Schools will open on April 7th, incorporating advice from the Japanese government.
• The Prefecture will continue to monitor cases and respond appropriately. All schools should implement thorough infection prevention measures and prepare for a wide variety of situations.