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Update: January 25, 2022
A Quasi-state of emergency has been issued in the Prefecture.
Please continue taking proper safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Duration: Jan. 21 - Feb. 13
Please continue to follow essential infection prevention countermeasures.
Continue to wear a mask, wash and sanitize your hands, keep a safe distance from others, and properly ventilate rooms.
※1 Places where people are prone to becoming infected
※3 Restaurants taking proper countermeasures against infection
The Number of People Infected with COVID-19 is Increasing Rapidly. Please continue to take thorough measures against infection.
Please be sure to follow " Request to the residents of the Prefecture. "
Please consult with this hotline if you think you’ve been infected with COVID-19. Consultations are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Multilingual interpretation is available.
Languages available: English, Chinese, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Thai, Hindi, French, Mongolian, Tagalog, Nepali, Indonesian, Farsi, Burmese
Free PCR testing is available at some of the pharmacies throughout Chiba Prefecture until January 31.
Residents of Chiba Prefecture who are not experiencing Covid-19-like symptoms (fever, cough, etc.) can get tested.
Testing is available at 236 pharmacies located throughout Chiba Prefecture (as of Jan. 17).
1. Please bring some form of ID
Ex. Driver’s license, residence card, or passport
※Please bring a document which proves you live in Chiba Prefecture if it is not written on your ID
Ex. Electricity bill, water bill, gas bill, etc.
Applications are available at the test site.
Results are valid for up to three days after getting tested.
For example, if you got tested on January 1, the result is valid until January 4.