This is a notice from the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare.

If you are infected with the new coronavirus at work, you will be covered by the workers’ accident compensation insurance.

For details, please see the leaflet.

Even if the symptoms continue for more than 2 months after recovery from infection at work and it is recognized that medical treatment is necessary, it is still eligible.

If you have any problems, please contact the Labor Bureau / Labor Standards Inspection Office near you.


  • People who are confirmed affected from work
  • People who are likely to be infected by engaging in work with a high risk of infection even if the infection route is unknown
  • Doctors/nurses and persons engaged in long-term care work (except when it is confirmed that the person has been infected outside the work)