Jun 21, 2021

Notice Concerning Daily Life Precautions for Students Involved in Extracurricular Activities

With extracurricular activities resuming as of today, there are likely many student organizations that have already scheduled activities such as practices and away games. Japan is currently seeing an increase in coronavirus infections consisting predominantly of infections from highly contagious coronavirus variants making the precautions we take in our everyday lives all that more important to reduce the spread of the virus. There are many young people are asymptomatic when infected which makes it easy to spread the virus to your friends and club/circle members without knowing it.

There are many examples of coronavirus cluster infections among university students resulting from drinking parties and karaoke. As the number of infections continues to rise nationwide, we ask that all students acknowledge the potential that your choices have to put you at risk for infection. Please make safe choices and refrain from organizing or participating in a party or other social event that could result in a COVID-19 cluster.

Please take a moment to read through the following prevention guidelines and continue to be vigilant about enforcing the necessary measures to ensure that you are able to conduct your activities in as safe a manner as possible.

  1. Be careful to avoid the Three Cs at all times.
  2. Wear a mask when out in public and wash and sanitize your hands often.
  3. Check your temperature daily and monitor your physical condition. Do not leave the house if you are not feeling well.
  4. Refrain from going to karaoke and holding long dinners (parties, etc.) with more than 5 people at a time.

Student Office

APU’s “New Normal”– Preventing the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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