February 17th, local time, at the meeting of the House of Representatives of Japan, Kanako Otsuji, a member of the opposition party
asked, “How does the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare count the number of coronavirus in the country?” The answer of the director of the Health Bureau of the Ministry of Health of Health of Japan
Labour and Welfare is that after 12 o’clock every night, the staff of the outsourcing company entrusted by the Ministry of Health
Labour and Welfare will go to the official websites of 47 prefectures to confirm the data with their eyes, and then calculate the number of confirmed cases in the country by hand.
Japanese Prime Minister Suga confirmed that “from the outbreak of the pandemic, he has been collecting data by hand.” The opposition MP said it was “very shocked”.