Corona Virus Expert Meeting “Increasing Trend from This Month” Measures to Be Thorough november 11 at 7:22 PM
A meeting of experts advised the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on the new coronavirus was held, and the status of infection nationwide was evaluated as “increasing trend from this month onward.” As it is likely to lead to a further rapid spread of infection if left as it is, it is necessary to work together to take measures such as measures for the group-cluster of infected people who have stepped in more than ever, and thorough measures to prevent basic infections.
At the meeting, the latest infection status was discussed, and the status of infection nationwide was evaluated as “new infections have been increasing since last month, and the trend has been increasing since this month.”
The number of effective re-productions, which indicates how many people are infected from one infected person, is somely higher than the “1” that the epidemic is expected to spread nationwide, followed by levels of more than 1 in Hokkaido, Osaka, and Aichi.
Expert meetings say that in addition to the entertainment districts of regional cities, clusters are diversifying with meals, workplaces, foreign communities, medical institutions and welfare facilities, and the spread of infection in the region can be seen.
At present, the proportion of inpatients and severely ill patients in the number of acceptable beds is not in a state where the medical system is tight at around 10% nationwide, but the number of inpatients and the number of severe patients has been on the rise since the end of last month, and the percentage of inpatients in the number of acceptable beds is
26.1% in Tokyo and 26.6% in Osaka
The proportion of people with severe
It is gradually lying at 25.6% in Tokyo and 14.1% in Osaka.
The Experts’ Meeting believes that if left as it is, there is a possibility of further rapid spread of infection, and it is necessary for the general public and the country to work together to analyze the factors behind cluster outbreaks in each region and take more in-step measures than ever before, and to thoroughly implement basic infection prevention measures.
Takaji Waida said, “We can’t suddenly determine whether the current situation is the third wave, but we are certain to see an increase in infection in multiple areas, so we need to take immediate measures.”
Chief Cabinet Secretary “Dealing with Maximum Vigilance”
At a press conference in the afternoon of November 11, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said, “There are many days when the number of new cases nationwide exceeds 1,000, and more than 100 people have been confirmed not only in Tokyo, but also in Hokkaido, Osaka, and Aichi Prefectures, and we are dealing with them with the utmost vigilance.”
“Especially in areas where infection is on the increase, we would like to firmly support local governments’ efforts, such as conducting large-scale, intensive inspections, dispatching experts on cluster countermeasures, and coordinating the dispatch of public health nurses on a wide area. Based on the urgent recommendations of experts, we would like to implement more in-step cluster response than ever before to ensure that information dissemination is strengthened and measures to prevent infection are implemented.”
Mr. Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization, “Strengthening Basic Infection Prevention Measures”
As for the increasing number of people infected with the new coronavirus, Mr. Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization, stressed the idea of strengthening cluster measures so as not to lead to an explosive spread of infection, while not being in a situation where a state of emergency is declared at this stage.
As for the status of infection with the new coronavirus, Mr. Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization, pointed out at a press conference that the trend of increase was remarkable in Hokkaido, Osaka, Aichi, etc.
On top of that, he said, “The expert subcommittee has proposed that a declaration of emergency will come into view when entering Stage 4, which is necessary to prepare for the spread of explosive infection as a guide, but at this stage, we have judged that this is not the situation.”
On the other hand, Minister Nishimura said, “We need to be vigiling because the number of infected people is increasing rapidly and some areas are suffering from Stage 3. In order not to lead to an explosive spread of infection, we would like to strengthen measures against clusters and make it a declining trend while ingering out basic infection prevention measures for the public.”