Outbreak of a New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infections at Iwate University (8/13) and the Prefectural State of Emergency for Iwate



On August 12th, it was discovered that two of our university students were infected with the COVID-19. The students have already been resting at home, and we are currently taking appropriate measures to prevent the spread of infection in cooperation with the local public health center.
There is no change in the schedule of classes at this time.

We would like to ask for your understanding and consideration in respecting the human rights of infected persons and their families, and in protecting personal information.

In addition, in accordance with the " Prefectural State of Emergency for Iwate " issued by Iwate Prefecture on Thursday, August 12th, extracurricular activities will be prohibited in principle during the summer break. (Except for participation in official competitions where infection control measures are fully implemented.)

August 13th, 2021
Iwate University