Schedule for the ¥100,000 Allowance, Within Fukui Prefecture

Schedule for the ¥100,000 Allowance, Within Fukui Prefecture

Novel Coronavirus, List of Application and Payment Schedule for Municipalities

On May 11th, bank transfers for the Special Economic Stimulus Fund, which is a national emergency economic measure against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, that grants ¥100,000 to each resident within the country, had begun in 3 cities within Fukui Prefecture: Ono City, Katsuyama City, and Tsuruga City. In addition to Obama City, which began distribution from May 8th, residents within 4 cities of the prefecture have been receiving the funds. In Fukui City, where over 260,000 residents are applicable for the fund, online applications using the Individual Number Card has also begun.

In Ono City, up until the morning of May 7th, online and mail-in applications were processed and paid out through bank transfers to 7,280 individuals across 2,380 households. The second round of payment will take place on the 15th. In Katsuyama City, applications received up to May 6th from 140 households (for 491 individuals) have distributed the funds through bank transfers, with the second round of payments taking place on the 14th for applications received on the 7th and 8th, from 4,048 households (for 12,503 individuals). Tsuruga City has processed and paid out applications for 209 households (for 508 individuals), which were received until the morning of May 7th. The second round of payments are to take place on the 15th.

On May 8th, Obama City distributed the funds to 206 individuals, across 77 households; on the 11th, the city processed bank transfers to 58 individuals across 24 households. On the 12th, bank transfers for 35 individuals across 12 households were processed.

Sabae City will carry out the first round of bank transfers on May 14th, while Echizen City will do so on the 15th.

On May 11th, online applications were accepted across 13 municipalities, including Fukui City, Echizen City, Eiheiji Town, and Takahama Town. 6 municipalities, including Awara City, have been accepting mail-in applications.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1084262

Business Suspension Request Compliance Grant, Payment From May 13th

Business Suspension Request Compliance Grant, Payment From May 13th

Acceleration of Payment Schedule by Fukui Prefecture, 2800 Applications

On May 11th, regarding the grant to be received by business owners complying with Fukui Prefecture’s request to suspend business operations, it was disclosed that the schedule has been accelerated by the prefecture for payment to begin taking place from May 13th. The policy laid out for payment was to begin from May 15th; however, the number of applications has already risen to approximately 2,800, and the prefecture has proceeded to make adjustments in order for business owners to receive the grant as soon as possible.

The application period began from April 30th. By May 5th, there had been approximately 1,000 applications, but the number surged following the end of the long holiday (Golden Week).

The deadline for applications is May 27th; the prefecture anticipates a total of up to 6,700 applications.

The grant will pay out ¥500,000 to small and medium-sized enterprises, while ¥200,000 will be paid out to individual owner-managers (establishments, such as restaurants, requested to reduce or change business hours will receive half of the grant amount). Fukui Prefecture is currently in the midst of the business suspension request period, which will continue until May 20th, at the latest; businesses that fully cooperate with the request will be paid the grant. Appropriate action will be taken for establishments that decide to reopen during the suspension request period, such as paying back the grant.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1084405

Fukui Prefecture, 15th Consecutive Day Without a New COVID-19 Infection

Fukui Prefecture, 15th Consecutive Day Without a New COVID-19 Infection

Novel Coronavirus, May 13th Report

On May 13th, as of noon, Fukui Prefecture reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Since April 29th, it is the 15th consecutive day without a report of infection.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1085075