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.
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.