January 18 According to a report by Japan’s Fuji TV station on the 18th, in the past year since Japan reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19, there have been nearly 4,000 collective infections in Japan.
In the past month and a half, collective infections have surged, mainly in restaurants, enterprises and other places.
According to the statistics of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, in the past year, there have been at least 3,987 collective infections of more than two people in Japan.
By location of occurrence, there are the largest number of restaurants, 860, followed by enterprises and hospitals, with 777 and 650 respectively.
As of November 30, 2020, there were 2,575 cases of mass infection in Japan.
In the past month and a half, the number of mass infections has increased 1.5 times, bringing the cumulative number of collective infections in Japan to nearly 4,000.
Japanese media said that the surge in collective infections was one of the reasons for the rapid spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in Japan.
Japan’s health care system is under further pressure as the number of confirmed cases increases.
According to the data of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on the 16th, as of 00:00 on the 13th, 30,208 coronavirus patients in Japan were quarantined at home, about 1.7 times the number a week ago.