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Multiple outbreaks of collective infection in Japan Have resulted in the death of several elderly people while waiting for their beds

Multiple outbreaks of collective infection in Japan Have resulted in the death of several elderly people while waiting for their beds

People wearing masks walk in Osaka's Minami area, western Japan, on April 18, 2021. Osaka Prefecture reported the same day 1,220 new coronavirus infections, the highest level on record. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

May 7th 2021, Osaka, Kobe and other places in Japan have occurred a number of large-scale coronavirus collective infection incidents, due to the increasingly tight local medical resources, many elderly patients died while waiting for a hospital bed.

According to Japan’s Daily News and other comprehensive reports, the occurrence of large-scale collective infections are mostly large hospitals and nursing institutions, including a nursing institution in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture confirmed more than 100 cases, of which 23 residents died;

Reported that the deaths of most of the elderly, many of whom were diagnosed without immediate hospital reception, in the old-age institutions for convalescence during the death. As of 6 local time, Osaka Prefecture’s medical system is still overworked, the use of critical beds 101.6%, 69 seriously ill patients in the mild and medium-sized beds for treatment.

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