January 6 – The Japanese Police Agency said on the 6th that from March to December 2020, 122 people died after their physical condition suddenly deteriorated at home or on the road, and their bodies were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus after testing.
According to a report by Japan’s Kyodo News Agency on the 6th, from March to December 2020, the police handled a total of 122 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in 24 prefectures of Japan.
Most of them died suddenly at home or in nursing facilities, and several suddenly deteriorated in physical condition in the street or workplace, and were confirmed dead after being sent to hospital.
By region, there are 36 people in Tokyo, 25 people in Osaka Prefecture, 11 people in Hyogo Prefecture, 9 people in Kanagawa Prefecture, 7 people in Saitama Prefecture, 4 people in Aichi Prefecture and Fukuoka Prefectures
3 people in Yamagata, Gunma Prefecture and Okinawa Prefectures, 2 people in Hokkaido, Ishikawa and Kyoto Prefectures, Aomori Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture, Chiba Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Mie Prefecture There are one person each from Shiga Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture, Nara Prefecture, Wakayama Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Saga Prefecture and Kumamoto Prefecture.
The Japanese Police Agency said that police began to deal with infected remains since March 2020. The number of bodies handled in May and November is less than 10 per month, but surged by 56 in December.