The Tokyo Olympics is three months away, but the epidemic in Japan has not improved. According to the Japan Covid-19 update, The confirmed cases in Tokyo and Osaka continue to rise. Japan added 100,000 new confirmed cases of covid-19 in less than a month, and the number of severely ill patients reached 1,050 on Sunday, the highest record in the country.
Kyodo News Agency reported that the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan announced on Sunday (2nd) that the number of severely ill patients infected with the coronavirus in Japan increased by 30 from the 1st day to 1,050. This number hit a new high, reflecting the severity of the fourth wave of the epidemic. The largest number of severely ill patients before was 1043 on January 27.
In addition, the number of confirmed cases of covid-19 in Japan exceeded 600,000, with 601,108 cases. This is after the cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 500,000 on April 9. In less than a month, the number of newly infected people exceeded 100,000.
In addition, the cumulative number of deaths in Japan is 10,332. Tokyo Metropolitan Government added 879 new confirmed cases on Sunday (2nd), with a total of 141,005 confirmed cases.