Regarding the Reclassification of COVID-19 Starting on May 8
From May 8 onwards, COVID-19 will be classified as a "Class 5 infectious disease" instead of a "New Influenza Infectious Disease (equivalent to Class 2)" under the Infectious Diseases Act.
Please check the below sites for more details.
Osaka Prefecture, "COVID-19 Related Link Site" (English, automatic translation)
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, "Multilingual list page on COVID-19"
Please contact the center below if you have any inquiries regarding COVID-19
＜Osaka Prefectural COVID-19 Citizen Consultation Center＞
Tel: 06-7178-4567 ※Available 24 hours