Corona virus continues to affect all over the world. Virus variants, whose spread has recently increased, negatively affect the normalization process. Due to the increase in new types of corona virus cases in Japan, “semi-state of emergency” measures will be implemented in Tokyo, Kyoto and Okinawa as of April 12. In addition, the mutation seen in the USA was found in Japan.
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10.04.2021 – 10:16
In Tokyo, Kyoto and Okinawa, where new types of corona virus (Covid-19) cases are on the rise in Japan, it has been decided to implement “semi-emergency (OHAL)” measures since April 12.
Prime Minister Suga Yoşihide announced at the press conference that it was decided to switch to the implementation phase called “semi-state of emergency” in Tokyo, Kyoto and Okinawa against the increasing trend of Covid-19 cases.
Noting that they received the decision after the recommendation of the government’s Covid-19 Advisory Committee, Suga said, “We will prevent local case explosions in an urgent and focused manner without spreading across the country, with targeted steps.” said.
During this period, Suga called on the public to stay away from interstate travel except for the need, and demanded the prevention of heavy travel traffic during the “Oogon Shuukan” (Golden Week) period, which covers a series of holidays throughout the country on April 29-May 5.
Nişimura Yasutoşi, Cabinet Member Responsible for Covid-19 Measures, said that if the increase trend spreads around the capital, “semi-state of emergency” measures will be initiated in the provinces of Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba around Tokyo.
In the regions where the measures are implemented, restaurants and bars will be requested to close at 20:00 at the latest. In addition, maximum 5 thousand people will be accepted to events such as culture and sports.
As of Monday, April 12, “semi-state of emergency” measures will come into force in Tokyo, Okinawa and Kyoto. The application, which will end on May 5 in Kyoto and Okinawa, will last until May 11 in Tokyo.
NEW MUTATION OF COVID-19 SEEN IN THE USA JAPPED TO JAPAN
At the same time, the L452R mutation of the corona virus spreading in the USA JapanIt was reported for the first time in Okinawa state.
In the statement made by the Okinawa state administration, it was reported that the L452R mutation of Covid-19 spread in the USA was detected in a patient in the region. The age, gender and region of residence of the patient were not disclosed, and it was stated that he had no close contact with people who recently returned from abroad or with US military personnel in Okinawa.
L452R mutation, except cases detected in airport quarantine Japanrecorded to be the first in. It was stated that the mutation in question was found among the samples sent to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo between January and March.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF VIRUS SPREADS
JapanAs of yesterday, the total number of Covid-19 cases exceeded 500 thousand and reached 501 thousand 134, while the number of deaths rose to 9 thousand 378.
The number of mutation Covid-19 cases in the country reached 38 thousand as of last Tuesday.
It was stated that 886 people from 38 states across the country were infected with different mutations of Covid-19, and 152 cases were reported in quarantine centers.