[End] Questions and Answers on Rebound Prevention Measures in Tokyo｜Tokyo Disaster Prevention Website
Updated September 29, 2021Print
1 Request to refrain from going out (for Tokyo residents)
Q1: During the period of the state of emergency, we asked Tokyo residents to refrain from going out for non-essential purposes, but the declaration was lifted. After that, can I go out freely?
A1: Based on Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act on Special Measures against Pandemic Influenza, Tokyo residents are requested to avoid crowded places and times in small groups. doing.
Q2: Will I be able to move freely between prefectures after the state of emergency is lifted?
A2: For Tokyo residents, based on Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act on Special Measures against Pandemic Influenza, when traveling between prefectures such as returning home or traveling, business trips, etc., basic infection prevention I am asking you to take strict action.
Q3: Will there be restrictions on going to the supermarket to buy groceries?
A3: There are no restrictions on going out to buy daily necessities at supermarkets or pharmacies. Please avoid the "three Cs" such as avoiding congestion and keeping your distance when lining up.
Q4: Will there be restrictions on going to hospitals and clinics?
A4: There are no restrictions on going to hospitals or clinics.
Q5: Will there be restrictions on going to work?
A5: Although there are no restrictions on going to work, we request that basic infection prevention measures be thoroughly implemented when traveling between prefectures, such as on business trips, using telework.
Q6: Will there be restrictions on attending funerals?
A6: There is no restriction on attendance at wakes and funeral ceremonies. Please avoid "three Cs" as much as possible.
Q7: Will going to the bank be restricted?
A7: It does not restrict you from going to a bank and carrying out necessary procedures such as withdrawing deposits. Please avoid "three Cs" as much as possible, such as keeping your distance when lining up.
Q8: Will there be restrictions on going to restaurants?
A8: There are no restrictions on going to restaurants and other places to eat, but when you do go out, avoid crowded times, keep your distance from other customers as much as possible, etc. Please try to avoid ". In addition, we have requested restaurants to shorten their business hours (until 21:00, or until 20:00 in some cases). ,Please.
Q9: Is it not allowed to go to other prefectures from Tokyo?
A9: Based on Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act on Special Measures against New Influenza, Tokyo residents should take basic infection prevention measures when traveling between prefectures, such as when returning home or traveling or on a business trip. I am asking you to take strict action.
Q10: Is it not allowed to enter Tokyo from other prefectures?
A10: For Tokyo residents, based on Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act on Special Measures against Pandemic Influenza, when traveling between prefectures such as homecoming, traveling, business trips, etc., basic infection prevention I am asking you to take strict action.
2 For businesses
Q1: What kind of "restaurants" are subject to the request to shorten business hours?
A1: Restaurants (including izakaya), bars (not involving entertainment or entertainment), coffee shops, restaurants, etc. that have obtained a restaurant business license or a coffee shop business license under the Food Sanitation Law is subject to the request. However, delivery and takeout services are excluded. *The following items are not subject to requests as they are treated as home delivery/takeout services. (1) Stores specializing in takeout such as side dishes, lunch boxes, Japanese sweets, Western sweets, and drink stands (2) Stores specializing in delivery such as catering (3) Eat-in spaces in stores such as supermarkets and convenience stores (4) Vending machines (inside vending machines) Hot snacks that are cooked in) Corner (5) Kitchen car that does not have a dining space
Q2: Regarding restaurants, etc., this time, it is said that you will be able to serve and bring in alcoholic beverages at restaurants that meet certain requirements.
A2: At stores (*) that have acquired certification from a third-party certification system that includes the following mandatory items 1. to 4. (2) In principle, no more than 4 people in the same group can enter the same table. 1. Installation of acrylic boards, etc. (securing intervals between seats) 2. Thorough hand disinfection 3. Recommend wearing a mask except when eating 4. Thorough ventilation Stores that have received an infection prevention thorough inspection certificate and display it at the store
Q3: At a restaurant, if a group of 8 adults aged 20 or over is divided into 2 groups of 4 people each and guided to separate tables, is it possible to receive an order for alcoholic beverages?
A3: If a group of 5 or more adults aged 20 or over is divided into multiple groups of 4 or less and guided to separate tables, alcoholic beverages can be ordered.
Q4: Even if there are children or people who need assistance, is it possible to guide up to 4 people to the same table in the same group?
A4:Even if there are children or people who need assistance, "in principle, no more than 4 people in the same group can enter the same table", so 4 It is necessary to divide into multiple groups of no more than one person and guide them to separate tables. However, if there is an unavoidable reason to guide them to the same table, minor children and caregivers are not included in the limit of 4 people or less. Example) If a group of 5 people, 2 adults over 20 years old and 3 children under the age of 20, comes to the store, in principle, in order to receive an order for alcoholic beverages, they should be divided into multiple groups of 4 people or less and placed at separate tables. However, if there is an unavoidable reason to guide 5 people to the same table, it is not possible to take orders for alcoholic beverages from 2 adults after guiding 5 people to the same table. Is possible.
Q5: Restaurants, etc. that meet certain requirements must be open from 5:00 to 21:00 and serve alcoholic beverages from 11:00 to 20:00. Is it possible to place the last order for alcoholic beverages by 20:00? Or does the actual serving of alcoholic beverages have to be done by 20:00?
A5: For alcoholic beverages, please place the last order by 20:00. There is no problem even if alcoholic beverages ordered by 20:00 are not actually served (handed over to customers) after 20:00. Also, there is no problem in enjoying alcoholic beverages ordered by 20:00 until 21:00, when business hours end.
Q6: What kind of facilities are the “entertainment facilities, etc.” that are subject to the request to shorten business hours?
A6: "Amusement facilities, etc." include cabarets, nightclubs, dance halls, snack bars, bars (with entertainment and entertainment), darts bars, pubs, karaoke boxes, live houses, etc. In addition, the request is for stores that are licensed to operate restaurants under the Food Sanitation Law.
Q7: If you do not comply with a request to shorten business hours for restaurants, etc. (Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Law) or a request to refrain from offering or bringing in alcoholic beverages (Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Law), Will I be subject to penalties?
A7: If you do not comply with the request to shorten business hours based on Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act, you will not be subject to orders or penalties, but we ask for your cooperation based on the purpose of the request. Please.
Q8: How will the Tokyo government support the infection prevention measures implemented by business operators?
A8: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will provide advice and support to the "Corona countermeasure leaders" appointed by each store, and dispatch a "Thorough Inspection TOKYO Support Team" to inspect and support the efforts of each store. Through such measures, we will provide detailed support so that business operators can take appropriate infection prevention measures.
Q9: Are internet cafes and manga cafes that are licensed to operate restaurants subject to a request to shorten business hours?
A9: Internet cafes and manga cafes are entertainment facilities, but are excluded from the scope because they are also facilities that are expected to be used for lodging in accordance with national policy. Implementing entrance control, refraining from providing alcoholic beverages that lead to drinking in the facility, not allowing users to bring alcoholic beverages into the facility, and cooperating in avoiding crowds of users when providing karaoke equipment. Please.
Q10: Is it necessary for users to finish leaving the facility by the end of business hours at facilities that are subject to requests for shortened business hours and requests for cooperation?
A10: It is necessary to plan to complete the service provision as part of the business of the facility by the closing time of the business. Specifically, as shown in the example below, please ensure that the situation allows users to exit. In principle, users should have finished leaving by the closing time of the business, but if they are forced to finish leaving by the closing time of the business, the arrangement and guidance measures such as regulation exit will not be taken, and on the contrary, it will be crowded. As a result, it does not prevent users from leaving after the closing time. In addition, at the facility, it is not prohibited to perform any actions other than those related to the provision of services as business after the closing time of business.
Example 1: For movie theaters, the screening should be finished by 21:00, and the restricted exit etc. should start by 21:00.
Example 2: For sports games (athletic facilities, etc.), the game should be finished by 21:00, and the regulation exit etc. should start by 21:00.
Example 3: For consumer electronics mass retailers, the products that have been purchased should be handed over to users by 21:00, and guidance and guidance to leave the store should be started by 21:00.
Example 4: Restaurants must finish serving meals by 21:00 (by 20:00 for non-certified restaurants) and guide/guide them to leave (set the last order, Users should finish eating and drinking by 21:00 (by 20:00 for non-certified stores), and plan to start guiding them to leave the store by 21:00 (by 20:00 for non-certified stores). .
Example 5: Actions such as checking inventory and sales, organizing products, cleaning facilities, patrolling local government officials and responding to interviews are allowed after 21:00.
Example 6: After a sports match, players can use the changing room, etc. after 21:00.
Q11: Hotels and inns are required to use facilities that meet the size requirements only for the part used for gatherings, but for accommodation spaces other than the part used for gatherings, there is no special use. Is it safe to assume that there are no restrictions?
A11: Exactly. The accommodation space does not require usage restrictions.
Q12: Are supermarkets and convenience stores in "commercial facilities" subject to requests for cooperation in shortening business hours?
A12: Supermarkets and convenience stores are categorized as "business operators required to continue their business when a state of emergency is declared"* in the government's basic response policy for new coronavirus infection control (attachment). Therefore, it is not eligible for business hours shortening requests and cooperation requests.
Q13: Are electronics retailers, bicycle shops, bookstores, and drugstores subject to requests for cooperation in shortening business hours?
A13: Electronics stores, bicycle stores, bookstores, and drugstores are not eligible for requests for cooperation in shortening business hours, as they are necessary facilities for maintaining social life.
Q1: What restrictions are there on holding events?
A1: Regarding events, we request event organizers to hold events in accordance with scale requirements, shorten business hours (from 5:00 to 21:00), and comply with industry-specific guidelines. We are here. For details, please refer to the following page.
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