Original title: Japan’s increasing number of confirmed cases of new crowns has dropped sharply, Tokyo has fallen below 50 for the first time this year
Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, October 12 (Reporter Hua Yi) Recently, Japan reported that the number of new confirmed cases of new crowns has been declining. On the 11th, there were 369 new confirmed cases nationwide, which was the lowest this year. Among them, 49 new cases were added in Tokyo. Less than 50 cases for the first time.
According to statistics from the Japan Broadcasting Association TV Station on the 12th, Japan has currently confirmed a total of 17,11023 cases of new crown; on the 11th, there were 20 new deaths and a total of 17,961 deaths. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government added 49 confirmed cases on the 11th, setting a new low this year for three consecutive days.
According to statistics from the Japanese government, as of the 11th, the total number of new crown vaccination in Japan has exceeded 174 million doses. 73.6% of the population received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 64.3% of the population received two doses of the vaccine, of which 89.8% of the population over the age of 65 were vaccinated. Two doses of vaccine were given.
The epidemic situation in Japan has improved significantly recently. From mid-to-late August there were more than 25,000 new cases in a single day to a rapid decline since the end of September to a daily increase of one to two thousand cases. After October, it dropped to hundreds of cases a day. From October 1st, Japan lifted the state of emergency implemented in many regions of the country.
The latest report released on the 6th by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s New Coronavirus Infectious Disease Countermeasures Advisory Committee analyzed that public cooperation, the reduction in the number of people who are active at night, the increase in vaccination rates, and the reduction in collective infections in medical institutions and elderly facilities are all reasons for the rapid decline in the number of infected people nationwide. . (over)
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