Japan Broadcasting Association TV station P there were 1,661 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in a single day in Japan on the 12th, surpassing the 1605 cases on August 7, which is the highest number of new confirmed cases in a single day in Japan.
On that day, 393 new cases were confirmed in Tokyo, and more than 300 cases were added in a single day for two consecutive days.
In addition, there were 236 new cases in Hokkaido that day, and 81 per capita in Hyogo Prefecture reached a record high.
Kyodo News Agency of Japan, the head of economic regeneration Yasuo Nishimura said at a press conference that the current situation is “close step by step” with the large-scale spread of the epidemic this summer. If the epidemic continues to worsen.
it is necessary to adopt a series of measures to restrict economic activities. Shigeru Ominami, chairman of the Japanese government’s COVID-19 response team, also emphasized that to control the epidemic without interrupting economic activities, it is necessary to avoid high-risk behaviors such as gatherings.