The Governor of Osaka Prefecture quietly calls for food and drink, expresses cooperation in strengthening measures against infection.

The Governor of Osaka Prefecture quietly calls for food and drink November 15 at 8:27 p.m.

As the spread of the new coronavirus continued, Mr. Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization, met with Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture to convey his thoughts on strengthening anti-infection measures in the future, and asked for cooperation in disseminating information in order to ensure thorough awareness.

Mr. Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization, visited Osaka on May 15 to meet with Governor Yoshimura and exchanged opinions on the new coronavirus.

In this statement, Minister Nishimura stated that he had a strong sense of crisis in the current situation of infection, and said, “I think Osaka is gradually filling up its sickbeds, but I would like to provide solid support so that we can secure it.”

In the future, we communicated our plan to consider strengthening infection countermeasures, and asked for cooperation in disseminating information in order to ensure thorough awareness.

In response, Governor Yoshimura said, “We would like to disseminate the thorough wearing of masks in various places. I also want to call for quiet eating and drinking.”

On the other hand, Governor Yoshimura said that “Go To Eat” is spreading in izakayas and other areas, and that he wants to make the points available only to groups of four or fewer in Osaka Prefecture.

In response, Minister Nishimura said, “The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has a policy of responding based on the efforts of local governments, so we would like to accept the proposal and respond to it.”