Request for Closure from Gunma Prefecture

In response to the government’s declaration of a state of emergency, Gunma Prefecture has announced state of emergency measures until May 6, 2020. However, in light of the current infection trend, in addition to efforts to refrain from going out, it was judged necessary to further limit person-to-person contact, and it was decided to request business operators to suspend business, etc. in accordance with Article 24, Paragraph 9 of the Act on Special Measures for Pandemic Influenza and New Infectious Diseases Preparedness and Response.

Outline of the Request for Suspension


Entire area of Gunma


Saturday, April 18th, to Wednesday, May 6th, 2020.

Facilities that are requested to be suspended in principle

Facilities prescribed in Article 11 of the Enforcement Order of the Act on the Special Measures, except those necessary for maintaining social life.
(Other facilities where suspension is desirable were requested to cooperate on suspension of use independently of the Special Measures Act.)

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