Original title: 250 COVID-19 patients in Japan in August died while recuperating at home, 8 times as many as in July!
China News Service, September 13th. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) on the 13th, the Japanese National Police Agency announced that in August, a total of 250 people infected with new coronary pneumonia died while recuperating at home in Japan. This figure was in July. 8 times.
The Japanese National Police Agency announced that in August, a total of 250 people infected with new coronary pneumonia died while recuperating at home in Japan, which is 8 times the number in July.Image source: Screenshot of NHK report
According to reports, among the 250 dead, 70% of the dead are in the metropolitan area, with Tokyo having the largest number of 112; in addition, there are 23 in Saitama Prefecture, 22 in Kanagawa Prefecture, and 19 in Chiba Prefecture.
In terms of age group, the proportion of people in their 50s is the largest, reaching 74; in addition, there are 41 people in their 70s, 40 people in their 60s, and 34 people in their 40s.
According to statistics from the Japanese police, starting from March 2020, there are currently 817 people infected with the new crown in Japan who have died while recuperating at home.
According to NHK statistics, as of about 18:30 on the 13th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown in Japan has exceeded 1.645 million, and the cumulative number of deaths is 16,855. Due to the severe situation of the epidemic and the shortage of medical resources, a large number of COVID-19 patients in Japan have been required to “home recuperation”.