Please enforce a strict regimen of hand hygiene (washing hands, using a disinfectant, etc.). If you have any symptoms including a cough, sneezing, a runny nose, sore throat, or a fever, please ensure that you wear a mask. When sharing a confined space with multiple people for prolonged periods, please ensure the space is well ventilated and strictly enforce the above measures to prevent infection.
3) If you have symptoms
Please stay at home if you have cold-like symptoms with a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or above. Furthermore, if these symptoms last for 4 days or more (approximately 2 days in the case of the elderly and persons with underlying medical conditions), or if you feel weary (fatigued) and experience shortness of breath (breathing difficulties), please consult with your nearest public health center by phone or call the phone consultation service detailed below and follow the instructions provided.
[Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Phone Consultation Service (Call Center)]
Business hours: 9:00–21:00
4) If you are diagnosed as being infected
If you are diagnosed as being infected by COVID-19 at a medical institution, you are not permitted to come to the university or place of work as this is regarded as a “Class I Infectious Disease” as stipulated in the School Health and Safety Act. Please immediately inform the Keio University Health Center (tel. 045-566-1055) if you have been diagnosed as infected or are suspected of being infected.
5) Ban on travel to China and specified regions of Korea
As of February 26, the infection danger level set by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is at level 2 (please stop all non-urgent and unnecessary travel) for the Chinese mainland and South Korea (Daegu Metropolitan City and Cheongdo County in North Gyeongsang Province). Keio students, faculty, and staff members are in principle prohibited from traveling to China and South Korea (Daegu Metropolitan City and Cheongdo County in North Gyeongsang Province) until the danger level is lowered from the current level of 2. 【March 16, 2020】The details for entry no. 5 have been updated following a change in circumstances. 5) Travel overseas
In principle, travel to countries and regions for which the infection danger level set by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is at level 2 (please stop all non-urgent and unnecessary travel) or above by students, faculty, and staff members is prohibited until the level is lowered to below 2.