t is said that this facility was visited by users who were confirmed to be infected at the disability welfare facility “Hokuso Nursery Garden” where outbreaks occurred in Higashisho Town, Chiba Prefecture. A total of 113 people have been infected in connection with the facilities in Higashisho-cho.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on March 8 that one person found to infected with the new coronavirus on March 6 was a staff member of a municipal welfare facility for the disabled. The ward will close this facility temporarily until March 16 to check the health of users and staff.
Out of providers of home-visit nursing care services, almost 30 percent have seen their face mask stocks depleted, the survey also showed, underscoring the serious situation facing those who have regular contact with elderly people, who tend to develop severe symptoms once they are infected with the virus.
While the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare argues local authority child guidance centers should, as a default, use foster care, they are under no obligation to do so, according to Michael Rivera-King, who has a doctorate from the University of Oxford and will publish a book on foster care in Japan this year.