25 February 2020 – Guidelines issued for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Guidelines from the Japanese government’s Basic Policies for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control (25 February), item 4(a): “Accept suspected patients of the novel coronavirus at general medical institutions in communities after fully considering the infection control measures, whereas patients with mild flu-like symptoms stay at home. Prepare appropriate medical care at the early stage for the elderly and those with underlying diseases. b) Establish a health system to provide appropriate hospitalized medical care. c) Strengthen infection control measures.”
Full details here: https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10200000/000603611.pdf