Tokyo gov speaks in Tagalog to remind Filipino residents of COVID-19 protocols

  • In a 40-second video clip, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike spoke in Tagalog to remind Filipino residents to follow the minimum health protocols against COVID-19
  • She urged Filipinos saying “magtulungan po tayo na maprotektahan ang ating mga mahal sa buhay”
  • Many netizens appreciate the effort of the governor to take the extra mile for their Filipino residents

In a video, the governor of Japanese capital Tokyo reminded Filipinos in Tagalog on the importance of observing minimum health protocols against COVID-19.

Image Capture of Video by Tokyo Metropolitan Government via YouTube channel

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike went the extra mile to speak in Tagalog to address Filipino residents in their city to strictly follow the protocols and rules against the spread of COVID-19. On Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s YouTube channel, Gov. Yuriko Koike gave the reminder in a 40-second video clip. The video was entitled, “Mensahe ng Gobernador Tokyo.”

“Kahit tayo’y nasa mga pagtitipon at pagdiriwang, lagi pa rin nating isagawa ang paghuhugas ng kamay, pagsusuot ng mask, pagsunod sa social distancing, at pag-iwas sa 3 Cs (closed places, crowded spaces, and closed-contact settings),” Koike said in the video.

“Magtulungan po tayo na maprotektahan ang ating mga mahal sa buhay, ayon sa slogan na ‘iwasang mahawa at huwag manghawa,’” the governor added.

The video has been viewed over 20,000 times and earned the praise of many netizens. Many appreciate the effort to make sure the message was loud and clear for all Filipinos. Some even praised the governor for speaking in Tagalog well.

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Meanwhile, Japan has been on “maximum alert” as a record number of daily coronavirus infections since mid-November continues. Though no immediate restrictions were planned, the government continues to remind the implementation of health protocols against COVID-19.

You can watch the video via Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s YouTube channel:

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