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Japan confirmed 614 new cases of Coronavirus will carry out second wave of antibodies testing

Japan confirmed 614 new cases of Coronavirus will carry out second wave of antibodies testing

Japan under the pandemic. Photo by China News Agency reporter Lu Shaowei

November 2 According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on November 1, Japan added 614 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus, with a total of more than 102,000 confirmed cases; 6 new cases of death, cumulative deaths increased to 1776 example. 

In order to find out the general situation of the spread of the pandemic since the summer, the authorities will carry out a 10,000-scale Coronavirus antibody test.

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According to reports, Osaka Prefecture had the largest number of newly confirmed cases on that day, with 123 cases. Secondly, the number of confirmed cases in Tokyo was as high as 116, which exceeded 100 for 13 consecutive days.

Regarding the current situation of the pandemic, the person in charge of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said, “Although there has not been a sharp increase in the number of infected people, from a national perspective, (confirmed cases) are increasing. I hope everyone will do it when traveling and other activities. Good pandemic prevention measures”.

In addition, according to a report from Japan’s “Yomiuri Shimbun” on the 2nd, in order to find out the spread of the pandemic since the summer, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan is planning to launch a 10,000-scale COVID-19 antibody test in December.

This is the second time that the country has conducted a large-scale test.

Scale antibody testing.

According to the report, in the first antibody test conducted in June, a total of about 8,000 people from Tokyo, Osaka Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture participated. The test results (antibody retention rate) were 0.1% in Tokyo, 0.17% in Osaka, and 0.03% in Miyagi.

According to reports, the second wave of inspections planned to be carried out in December will add some areas on the basis of the above three places, and the scale of implementation will exceed 10,000. 

It is said that in addition to finding out the infection situation since this summer, the test target may also have an overall grasp of the proportion of people who are not susceptible to Coronavirus.

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