Nishiyama Park, Some Restrictions Lifted

Nishiyama Park, Some Restrictions Lifted

Walks Within Park Allowed

Sabae City’s Nishiyama Park, which has been prohibiting entry as a preventative measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), has lifted some restrictions, allowing for walks within the park.

As a response against the spread of COVID-19, Nishiyama Park has prohibited entry since April 21st; however, from May 21st, it has become possible to take walks within the park. Despite the chilly climate, people could be seen taking their strolls, immediately from the morning.

Furthermore, visiting the park for long periods of time or for sightseeing are still prohibited; Nishiyama Zoo, within the park, and Michi-no-Eki “Nishiyama Park”, adjacent to the park, will remain closed for the time being.

Source: https://www.fukui-tv.co.jp/?post_type=fukui_news&p=129106&page=1

Fukui Prefecture, 23rd Consecutive Day with Zero COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 23rd Consecutive Day with Zero COVID-19 Infections

May 21st Report, Novel Coronavirus

On May 21st, Fukui Prefecture reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Since April 29th, it is the 23rd consecutive day with no new COVID-19 infections.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1090027

Elementary and Junior High Schools Across All Municipalities in Fukui Prefecture, Reopening on June 1st

Elementary and Junior High Schools Across All Municipalities in Fukui Prefecture, Reopening on June 1st

Discussions Regarding Increasing School Attendance Days and School Bus Service

In Fukui Prefecture, on May 18th, regarding school closures affecting elementary and junior high schools, serving as a preventative measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), six municipal education boards (in Sakai City, Awara City, Echizen City, Obama City, Oi Town, and Takahama Town) determined to reopen schools on June 1st. With this, elementary and junior high schools across all 17 municipalities within the prefecture will reopen on June 1st.

For Sakai City, school attendance will only be in the morning of June 1st, and from the 2nd, school lunch service will commence. Increasing the number of school buses, as a means to prevent large groups gathering in small spaces, is under consideration.

For Awara City, school attendance will be increased to 2-3 days in a week, from May 25th. Echizen City is currently considering whether to increase school attendance days during the period until schools reopen. In Obama City, school attendance will increase to 3 days in a week, from May 25th.

In Oi Town, from this week, schools have set up 2 days in a week of attendance until reopening. In Takahama Town, up to this point, schools had students attend on a staggered scheduled once a week; from this week, the schools will be increasing attendance to 2 days in a week.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1088683