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Information on Coronavirus


Requests to Residents

Area: Entire Osaka
Period: From March 13 to May 7, 2023
(However, revision of request details might be considered according to future infection situations.)
Details: See the material below

Latest Update on COVID-19

Examinations conducted in Sakai

Date Positive

March 16

Total (February 6, 2020~) 231,803

*some of those tested positive may not be Sakai residents and therefore the total number may not be the same as the total number of cases

Breakdown of those tested positive



72 0 (Total:728)

As of March 16, 2023

Multilingual Call Center for COVID-19 by MHLW

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare offers multilingual consultation servive regarding COVID-19.

TEL: 0120-565653 (free dial) Available all year round
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish (9:00~21:00)
Thai (9:00~18:00)
Vietnamese (10:00~19:00)

New Lifestyle

Sakai Style

This initiative is intended to encourage the practice of a new life and work style to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is based on the New Lifestyle announced by the government.
38 pictograms of preventive actions can be downloaded for free so please use them at home, workplaces, restaurants etc. to prevent infections.
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Sakai Style

New Lifestyle

Osaka residents are requested to continue practicing “New Lifestyle” to prevent spread of infections.

new lifestyle rules

*New Lifestyle examples

  1. Keep social distance (2m between persons)
  2. Wear a mask (even if you don’t have any symptoms)
  3. Wash your hands (and face if necessary right after coming back home for 30 sec with water and soap)
  4. Promote tele-working
  5. Use and Register on the Osaka Covid-19 Tracing System

Useful Tools

  • Osaka COVID-19 Tracing System

This is Osaka Prefecture's system to send an alert email to those registered in case they had close-contact with someone at the same event or facility who later tested positive for COVID-19.
Please refer to the poster to see how the system works.

  • COVID-19 Contact Confirming Application (COCOA)

This is a smartphone application supplied by Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. Just install the application and turn bluetooth on, then you'll be notified if you have close contacts with those infected during the past 2 weeks.

Install Application (Google Play)
Install Application (App Store)

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※Please note that these contact points are not medical institutions and so they don’t provide direct consultations with a medical specialist.

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