SEIBU Fukui Suspends Business, Excluding Food Sections

SEIBU Fukui Suspends Business, Excluding Food Sections

From April 18th, In Response to the Expansion of the Declaration of a State of Emergency

On April 17th, SEIBU Fukui (in Fukui Prefecture, Fukui City) announced that, excluding its food sections, business will be temporarily suspended from the 18th, in response to the declaration of state of emergency being expanded across all prefectures, as a measure against the increased infections caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Sogo-SEIBU has decided to suspend business for all its 15 locations across the country. Within the 7 prefectures, where a state of emergency had been declared earlier in the month, including Tokyo and Osaka, the stores in those locations have already been temporarily closed since April 8th.

The food sections of SEIBU Fukui’s Main Building and in the basement level of its New Building, will continue operations to provide a stable supply of essentials. The operating hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

“For the duration of the officially announced state of emergency, excluding the food sections, we will suspend business. In order to resolve the COVID-19 situation in its early stages, we will cooperate with the request to refrain from outings,” said SEIBU Fukui store manager Hitoshi Ono.

Furthermore, Kanazawa Terminal Development, which manages PRISM FUKUI (located within JR Fukui Station) announced that it will temporarily close some of its stores from April 19th. On the 18th, business will operate until 4:00 p.m. PRISM Mart, 7-Eleven Heart-in Fukui, and Matsumoto Kiyoshi will continue to operate.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1070800

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