As many schools are temporarily closed from the 2nd on the new coronavirus, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced has up to 3 step program for employers who have paid wages as a measure to support parents who take time off the work due to temporary school closure. We are planning to create a new subsidy that will cover about 2 of the above.
While many schools are temporarily closed from the 2nd to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Abe has a financial headquarters at the government’s headquarters on Tuesday. She showed her the idea of helping.
In response, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare are making adjustments to create a subsidy to cover employers who paid wages to parents who have taken leave of absence due to temporary school closure.
Non-regular employment is also covered, and the subsidy rate is expected to be about one-half of wages for large companies and about two thirds for small and medium enterprises.
On the other hand, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato made a note at a press conference on the evening of the day to prevent outbreaks.
It states that it is important to prevent clusters of infected individuals from creating new clusters.
And there have been reports of cases where one infected person was infected by sports gyms, houseboats, buffet-style dinners, etc., as a group gathering in a “space with poor ventilation and people gathering closely” Call for avoiding.
Home care for mildly infected people
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare published a cautionary note regarding recuperation at home if a family member has mild symptoms suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus.
Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato said at a news conference on the night of the evening that “People with symptoms should avoid going out and also monitor the health of those who live together, avoid unnecessary and un-urgent outings, and when there are symptoms such as coughs and fever. Please do not go to the workplace.”