COVID: JAPAN, RECORD of INFECTIONS in 24 hours in TOKYO after 3 MONTHS of CALM. The situation
The CORONAVIRUS NIGHTMARE is back in JapanFear returns to Tokyo, in Japan, where there is another record of coronavirus infections, despite the ongoing state of emergency, less than 90 days after the opening ceremony of the Olympics. On the day of Saturday 2 May, according to government sources, they have been reported 1,050 positivity, the highest number since the end of January (after 3 months of calm), while the three prefectures adjacent to the capital, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama, are also subject to restrictions until 11 May.
The measures concern, as reported by the agency Ansa, closures of bars and restaurants early at 20 and the lockout of department stores and numerous recreational activities in the middle of the long holiday weekend of Golden Week. Meanwhile, the increase in infections continues also a Osaka with 1,262 cases and 41 deaths. At the national level, the infections have settled a 5.996, the highest number since the end of the last state of emergency at the end of March.
Six people from the organization following the relay of the Olympic torch, currently underway in Japan, tested positive for the coronavirus swab in the prefecture of Kagoshima, southwest of the archipelago. The organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics announced this, explaining that the six of the staff were part of the team assigned to control the traffic during the event, adding that each of them wore a mask. Three were deployed in the city of Amami and three in the Kirishima city center, the note reveals. Since the start of the torch relay over much of Japan on March 25, a total of 8 people have been infected with Covid.
All this means that even overseas theCOVID emergency is by no means exhausted. Of course, it is an epidemiological picture directed towards an improvement, at times timid, but this is not true for everyone. Just see what is happening in India.