36,189 cases nationwide, double the number in Tokyo from the previous week New type of corona infection increased nationwide
New cases of the new coronavirus were announced yesterday in all prefectures, up from the same day of the previous week, and doubled in Tokyo.
36,189 cases nationwide, double the number in Tokyo from the previous week New type of corona infection increased nationwide (JNN)
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced yesterday that the number of newly infected persons was 5302. Compared to last Tuesday, the number of new cases increased by 2,788, more than double the number of cases last week. This is the first time since April 28 this year that the number of newly infected persons per day in Tokyo has exceeded 5,000.
All prefectures exceeded last Tuesday’s numbers, with Kumamoto, Shimane, and Ehime breaking the record for the most people announced per day.
The total number of cases nationwide is 36,189, an approximate 1.9-fold increase from last Tuesday. Of those hospitalized nationwide, 60 are considered “seriously ill,” and 20 new deaths have been reported.
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