As response to the economic hardship brought by the corona virus pandemic, the Japanese government has announced that they will be handing out 100,000 yen to residents in Japan for financial support.
Each person listed on Japan’s Basic Resident Register as of April 27, 2020 will receiver this 100,000 financial benefit. If you had register as a resident and have a visa of more than three months. Congratulation you are eligible!
The application form will be sent by a municipal office to the head of each household. One got it, you only have 3 months to submit it. So if you receive it on May, you only have until August.
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This pandemic creates havoc since January till the present that made the world halted at some point. The virus is still there and cases are rising and falling but had no plans of slowing down especially in big metropolis like Tokyo. Its very important to know where to get help when you suspect you might got COVID base on the known systems.
The Metro Tokyo Government had a guideline on how to get help. Please follow below.
You are experiencing symptoms and have a primary care doctor
- If you are pregnant or at higher risk for serious illness (elderly, receiving dialysis, taking immunosuppressive or anti-cancer medication, or have an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, heart disease, or respiratory disease such as COPD), call immediately. For others, call after 4 days of continued symptoms.
- Severe symptoms such as shortness of breath, severe sense of fatigue, or high fever If you think your symptoms are severe, or you are taking and need to remain on an antipyretic, call immediately.
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