Overseas Network November 12 electric Japan confirmed the country’s 11 Nisshin 1543 people infected with the Coronavirus, nearly 7 August record high of 1596 people. Not only that, the number of new cases in a single day in Tokyo, Osaka and other places all reached new highs, and the epidemic situation is severe.
Based on reports from Japan’s “Yomiuri Shimbun” and other media on the 12th, due to the further expansion of the epidemic, Japan’s Osaka Prefecture and Hyogo Prefecture held countermeasures meetings on the 11th, and the two places had the largest number of new infections in history on the same day. By. Governor Hiromura Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture stated that the epidemic has “entered the’third wave'”.
In addition, unlike in the past, the two places did not find similar infections such as the increase in street infections at night and the increase in young people. At the Osaka Prefecture Countermeasures Conference on the 11th, experts generally believed that the proportion of people infected on the streets at night was less than 20%, and the proportion of people under 40 was also about 50%. However, experts also reminded after the meeting that “drinking and social networking or dialogue without masks” will increase the risk of infection, and called on people to eat quietly and wear masks.
In addition, the Governor of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, Toshizo Ido also stated at a press conference after the countermeasures meeting that “no (specific) source of infection has been found” and emphasized that “the COVID-19 alert has been relaxed” and called on the public to do a thorough daily routine. prevention. According to Japanese media, the average number of infected people in a single day in Hyogo Prefecture in the past week was 43.3, entering the “Expanded Infection Phase 2” (more than 40 people), which is the highest level of alert standards.
In response, the Japanese government held a meeting of the New Coronavirus Infection Response Team on the 12th. Japan’s economic regeneration minister Yasumi Nishimura suggested that he hopes not to relax restrictions on large-scale activities until the end of February next year. Regarding the recent significant increase in the number of Coronavirus infections nationwide in Japan, he said that “this makes people feel very crisis, and the outbreak of the epidemic must be avoided.”