Increasing number of infected persons across Japan
In recent days, the epidemic situation in Tokyo, Japan has become more severe, accepting mild infections The hotel’s convalescent hotel is also fully occupied. The expert meeting organized by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on the 14th believes that the number of newly infected people has continued to increase throughout the country.
Comprehensive Japanese Broadcasting Association (NHK), Asahi TV and other media reported on the 15th that since the lifting of the ban on May 25, the number of infected people in Tokyo has continued to increase, and it is more obvious after June. As of July 14, more than 100 people have been infected daily for 6 consecutive days. In addition to night downtown areas such as nightclubs, collective infections have also occurred in theaters, nurseries, and welfare facilities. The fear of the spread of the epidemic from Tokyo to various parts of Japan has also increased.
In addition, Tokyo’s hotels specializing in the treatment of patients with mild and asymptomatic infections are almost full. Earlier, there were two hospitality hotels in Tokyo, one of which was about to expire, and there is only one remaining to receive the infected person. The person in charge of Tokyo said that before ascertaining a new hotel, people with asymptomatic infections can be recuperated at home.
In response to the current epidemic situation, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare organized a meeting composed of 15 authoritative experts on infectious diseases on the 14th. The meeting believes that there is a trend of increasing the number of new infections throughout Japan, and the proportion of people with unknown infection routes also tends to increase. The meeting believed that at present, it is a matter of urgency to ensure the rehabilitation facilities and related staff for the mild patients.
According to the latest statistics from the Japan Broadcasting Association, as of the 14th, a total of 23,297 cases of new coronary pneumonia have been diagnosed in Japan, with 984 deaths. Among them, the cumulative infection cases in Tokyo were 8,189.