Call for wearing a mask in Ishigaki City

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infections in Ishigaki City, we ask that both residents and tourists cooperate with wearing a mask and follow the regulations of the “Coronavirus Infectious Disease Measures" below.

1. Always carry your mask with you when you go out.

2. As a general rule, always wear a mask indoors, even on the bus, taxi, or ferry. At restaurants, please wear a mask when talking to people between meals.

3. As a general rule, we recommend that you wear a mask outdoors as well (but to minimize the risk of heat stroke, you may remove the mask if you can maintain physical distancing of at least 2 meters or more between others). However, if you approach another person for conversation, please wear your mask again.