October 29, according to comprehensive Japanese media reports, on the 28th, 731 new cases of Coronavirus were newly diagnosed across Japan, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases increased to 98,995.
There were 5 new deaths, and the cumulative number of deaths increased to 1738. On the same day, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare held an expert meeting and believed that the current “slight increase” in the number of cases is still continuing.
According to reports, among the confirmed cases on the 28th, Tokyo had the most cases, reaching 171. In addition, Osaka Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture, Hokkaido, and Aichi Prefecture all have more than 50 cases.
According to the report, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare held an expert meeting on the 28th to study and judge the Pandemic situation. At the meeting, experts unanimously agreed that the Pandemic in Japan “has continued a slight increase since October.”
Specifically, the number of infections per 100,000 people from the 6th to the 12th was 2.84, and this number rose to 2.95 and 3.21 from the 13th to the 19th and from the 20th to the 26th, respectively, indicating that the Pandemic in Japan is positive. Continue to spread.
The meeting also pointed out that the current types of cluster infections in Japan are becoming diversified, not limited to night entertainment venues, gatherings, workplaces, and foreign groups in Japan are all experiencing cluster infections.
The meeting agreed that the government needs to increase response measures to prevent and control cluster infections, such as providing timely information to foreigners with different languages and living habits.