【!】COVID-19【!】WARNING【ALL PREFECTURES (Crucial Regions Western)】
A COVID-19 Warning has been issued for all regions of Tottori Prefecture. (2020/09/12-10/2)
Cases of infection have been identified (Yonago City and Sakaiminato City: Cases no. 23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35 and 36 within the prefecture).
A cluster of infection has been identified within Yonago City limits. The infected had come from outside the prefecture for work, and the virus was spread through group activities. It is not considered an increased risk of infection within city limits.
An investigation into the patients’ recent histories is underway, with identification of persons who have been in contact with them. Keep abreast of correct information so as to avoid panic and not be misled.
■【Increase in Cases Reported Nationwide】 Exercise due caution when leaving and returning to the prefecture, and take all possible measures to prevent infection. Exercise particular caution when traveling to and returning from high-risk regions .
■【To visitors from outside the prefecture】:
The elderly and persons with pre-existing conditions are considered to be at high risk for COVID-19 infection. In Tottori, nearly 30% of the population is elderly, and medical resources including physicians and nursing staff are limited. The impact of increased incidence of infection would be considerable.
Take steps not only to protect yourself, but to ensure that you do not increase the spread of infection to others.
■The risk of infection is present everywhere. Do everything you can to avoid it.
■Avoid going out, including to work or school, if you feel even the slightest bit unwell.
▼ If you experience cold symptoms, fever, or decreased sense of taste or smell, ,
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