Tokyo To request restaurants and others to shorten business hours, cooperation payment policy

Tokyo To request for shortening of business hours to restaurants, etc. Cooperation payment policy July 30 15:19

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has requested restaurants and karaoke shops in Tokyo to shorten their business hours and have decided to pay cooperation to small and medium-sized businesses that respond, as there have been a series of cases of infection with the new coronavirus through dinners and other activities.
On March 30, 367 people in Tokyo were confirmed infected, the highest number ever.

According to the capital, there have been a series of cases of infection through dinners recently.

For this reason, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided to request restaurants and karaoke shops in Tokyo that serve sake to shorten their business hours to 10 p.m.

According to the parties concerned, we are making final adjustments in the direction of providing 200,000 yen as cooperation money to small and medium-sized businesses in response to requests.

The request period is expected to be from August 3 to 31.

Governor Koike will hold a press conference to clarify this policy.