Fukui Prefecture, Lifting All COVID-19 Alerts on October 14th

Fukui Prefecture, Lifting All COVID-19 Alerts on October 14th

Bypassing an “Emergency Warning” Status and Into Non-emergency Status

On October 11th, in a special news conference, Fukui Prefecture Governor Tatsuji Sugimoto announced that Fukui Prefecture will lift its prefecture-exclusive “Infection Emergency Alert” on the 14th, in response to the recent decrease of new COVID-19 infections within the prefecture. Without shifting into a lower “Emergency Warning” status, the prefecture will be lifting all alerts. Since March 30th, Fukui Prefecture has been under a constant “Emergency Alert” or “Emergency Warning” status.

Starting Date of Status Status Title
February 28th~Non-emergency state
March 30th~Emergency Warning (↑)
April 3rd~Emergency Alert(↑)
April 16th~ Critical Emergency Alert(↑)
April 22nd~State of Emergency(↑)
May 14th~ Critical Emergency Alert(↓)
May 21st~Emergency Alert(↓)
June 4th~Emergency Warning(↓)
June 20th~Emergency Alert(↑)
June 24th~State of Emergency(↑)
July 9th~ Critical Emergency Alert(↓)
July 22nd~Emergency Alert(↓)
August 3rd~ Critical Emergency Alert(↑)
August 6th~State of Emergency(↑)
September 13th~ Critical Emergency Alert(↓)
October 1st~Emergency Alert(↓)
October 15th~Non-emergency state(↓)
(↑)increase in alert status;(↓)decrease in alert status

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1414824

Fukui Prefecture, “Critical Infection Emergency Alert” Status to be Lifted on September 30th

Fukui Prefecture, “Critical Infection Emergency Alert” Status to be Lifted on September 30th

Shift Into New Alert Status From October 1st

On September 27th, Fukui Prefecture Governor Tatsuji Sugimoto announced that the prefecture-exclusive “Critical Infection Emergency Alert” status will be lifted on September 30th, and shift into an “Emergency Alert” status from October 1st. The “Emergency Alert” status is to last until October 14th.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1406069

Fukui Prefecture, New COVID-19 Cases by Municipality

Fukui Prefecture, New COVID-19 Cases by Municipality

August 25th, 17 Cases in Fukui City

On August 25th, Fukui Prefecture reported 56 new COVID-19 infections, a new daily high. The following tables shows the new cases categorized by municipality and age range.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1385067

Fukui Prefecture, Heavy Rain Warning Across 12 Municipalities

Fukui Prefecture, Heavy Rain Warning Across 12 Municipalities

Landslide Caution

At 10:55 a.m. on August 13th, the Fukui Local Meteorological Office announced a heavy rain warning & landslide caution across Fukui City, Sakai City, Eiheiji Town, Echizen Town, Sabae City, Ikeda Town, Tsuruga City, and Mihama Town.

The heavy rain warning in Awara City, and the heavy rain warning & landslide caution across Ono City, Katsuyama City, Echizen City, and Minamiechizen Town continue to remain active.

Going into August 14th, there is a forecast of a downpour of up to 40 millimeters within an hour, accompanied with lightning. Over a two-day period until the afternoon of the 14th, many areas within Fukui Prefecture could accumulate up to 200~300 millimeters of rainfall. The Fukui Local Meteorological Office is advised to exercise caution and remain alert for landslides, lower regions becoming submerged in water, rising water levels within rivers, and flooding.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1377489

Fukui Prefecture’s Fourth State of Emergency Declaration

Fukui Prefecture’s Fourth State of Emergency Declaration

Until August 24th, Food Establishments Requested to Shorten Business Hours Excluding Those Approved

On August 6th, responding to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Fukui Prefecture declared its fourth independent “State of Emergency” until the 24th. Excluding shops that have been approved for safety, the prefecture is requesting food establishments to shorten its business hours up to 8:00 p.m., during the period of August 11th through 24th.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1373171