JDR Vol.16 No.1 pp. 16-23
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2021.p0016


OxCGRT-Based Evaluation of Anti-COVID-19 Measures Taken by Japanese Prefectures

Shinya Kumagai, Tomomi Aoyama, Eri Ino, and Kenji Watanabe

Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8555, Japan

Corresponding author

November 3, 2020
January 6, 2021
January 30, 2021
COVID-19, declaration of emergency, staying at home, risk management, risk communication

Particularly in the early stages of infection spread in spring 2020, mass infection to COVID-19 occurred mainly in densely populated areas. In order to control the spread of the disease while minimizing its impact on economic activities, response and awareness-raising were required not only at the national level but also at the prefectural level. In this study, we attempted to compare and verify the characteristics of the decision-making process and the effectiveness of the prefectural response by quantitatively evaluating the changes in the measures taken by each prefecture in Japan over time.

Cite this article as:
S. Kumagai, T. Aoyama, E. Ino, and K. Watanabe, “OxCGRT-Based Evaluation of Anti-COVID-19 Measures Taken by Japanese Prefectures,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.16 No.1, pp. 16-23, 2021.
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