According to the statistics of the Japan Broadcasting Association TV station on the 22nd, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan has exceeded 350,000.
According to the statistics of the Japan Broadcasting Association on the 22nd, 5,653 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Japan on the 21st, with a total of 35,977 confirmed cases; 94 new deaths and 4,873 deaths.
Tokyo and other four prefectures were declared a state of emergency on the 8th, and seven prefectures, including Osaka Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture, also declared a state of emergency from the 14th.
However, the state of emergency is not mandatory, and schools are not “locked down” or required to close.
The main measures include requiring people to avoid going out as much as possible, shortening business hours in restaurants, etc.
After the state of emergency in these areas, the pandemic in Japan has not significantly slowed down.
Tokyo Metropolitan City added 1,471 new confirmed cases on the 21st, and more than 1,000 new cases in a single day for nine consecutive days, with a total of 90,659 confirmed cases, while the number of new confirmed cases since January has reached 30,482.