January 26 According to a report by Japan’s Oriental News, on the 26th local time, 1,026 new COVID-19 infections were added in Tokyo, Japan.
The number of new infections rose to more than 1,000 again after three days, with a cumulative number of infections reaching 95,534.
Ruijiang Funeral House in Edo District is the only public crematorium in Tokyo.
In response to the increasing number of coronavirus deaths, the maximum number of crematorium per day will increase from the current 5 to 10 from January 28.
Tokyo’s new coronavirus deaths were 153 in December 2020, 2.8 times the number in November 2020, and the number has reached 127 in the first 25 days since January 2021.
Against this background, the response capacity of crematoriums has also been strained, and the remains of some coronavirus deaths have to be parked in hospitals for a long time.
The number of coronavirus deaths cremated at Ruijiang Funeral Institute in December 2020 was 26 years old, reaching 70 in the first 24 days of January 2021.
In addition, the number of crematories in private crematoriums is also increasing.
In addition, statistics released by the Japanese Police Agency on January 25 show that since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, 197 people in Japan have died in welfare facilities such as homes, isolation points or nursing homes after being unable to be hospitalized for treatment after infection.
Among them, in the more than 20 days since January 2021 alone, the number has reached 75, and the growth rate has accelerated significantly.
Of the 197 infected people who died without treatment, some died after the diagnosis of infection, and others were diagnosed with infection after death.