People with disabilities are facing unexpected difficulties from working at home, A study by Osaka-based venture company Mirairo found that people could not hear and could not hold a video conference, and that the number of non-step buses was limited. Mirairo Co., Ltd. engages in consulting services for companies and local governments to propose an environment where people with disabilities can live easily.
Eight family members of its infected staff were also confirmed Sunday to have contracted the virus, the prefectural government said. At the facility, Hokuso Ikusei-en, in the town of Tonosho, people with disabilities engage in craftwork, horticulture and other activities.
IPC President, Andrew Parsons said: reaction:
“Postponing the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak is absolutely the right thing to do. The health and well-being of human life must always be our number one priority and staging a sport event of any kind during this pandemic is simply not possible.”
Kamogawa City in Chiba prefecture has begun distributing 15,000 masks stored in the city to prevent the elderly and disabled from getting the new coronavirus. It targets medical institutions and nursing & disability facilities in the city.