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Fukuoka Introduces New Criteria To Start and Stop Business Regulations

Fukuoka Prefecture announced new criteria to enact business restrictions to curtail the spread of the new coronavirus. Two stages were have been introduced in their COVID-19 control program, ‘Fukuoka Corona Warning,’

Fukuoka Corona Warning:
• Three-day average of new infections of over 100 per day and a seven-day increasing average.
• Occupancy rate of COVID-19 treatment beds of 15% or above
• Occupancy rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 critical care reaches 10% or above.

Fukuoka Corona Special Warning:
• Three-day average of new infections of over 180 per day and a seven-day increasing average.
• Occupancy rate of COVID-19 treatment beds reaches 30% or above
• Occupancy rate of hospital beds for COVID-19 critical care goes 20% or above.

Decisions to issue these two warnings fall on the above criteria and the opinions of each municipality and experts, and the infection rate of new COVID-19 variants. Both warnings will mean business regulations, including shorter shop hours at local eateries, large-scale shopping facilities, and more.

Source: Asahi / Fukuoka Prefecture

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Jul 20, 2021 / Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021

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