Message to the Nagoya University Community Regarding the Novel Coronavirus

Updated on May 8, 2023


COVID-19 is to be reclassified by the government as a Class 5 common infectious disease under the Infectious Diseases Act as of May 8, 2023. This is the same category as common seasonal infections such as influenza.


Nagoya University has designed its new COVID-19 policy based on national and prefectural guidelines as described below. We thank you for your cooperation with ongoing infection prevention efforts. Please see the attached documents for more information.


 Nagoya University's Response to the Downgrade of COVID-19 to Class 5 Common Infectious Disease