[Viewed by data]Tokyo Metropolitan Government Corona Virus Infection Status ・ On November 19, 19:17:19, it was confirmed that 534 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in Tokyo. This is the analysis result of the infection status of the new coronavirus in Tokyo and the medical care provision system shown at the monitoring meeting on the 19th. The average number of new infections confirmed over the 7 days up to the 18th was 325.7, an increase of about 80 from the previous week (= 244.3).
It has surged about twice as much as it was two weeks ago.
In addition, the “increase ratio” was about 133%, a decrease of 15 points from the previous week, but experts said that it was “moving at a high value” and said, “If this increase ratio continues for the next four weeks, Confirmation of new infections has expanded about 3.1 times to about 1020 people per day, which is a very serious situation. ” Looking at the percentage of 2080 new positives confirmed in the week leading up to 16th of this month by age group,
▽ Most people in their 20s 24.8%,
▽ 20.3% in their 30s,
▽ 15.7% in their 40s,
▽ 14.3% in their 50s,
▽ 7.5% in their 60s,
▽ 6% in 70s,
▽ Teens 5.5%,
▽ 2.9% in their 80s,
▽ 2.1% under 10 years old,
▽ 0.9% were in their 90s or older.
Increasing number of elderly patients aged 65 and over
The percentage of elderly people aged 65 and over was 13.2%, which was almost the same as the previous week, but the number of patients increased from 197 to 274.
In addition, 23.4% of the new positives identified in the past week were asymptomatic.
Transmission route The most common domestic infection
On the other hand, among those who know the infection route
▽ Infection at home was 42.1%, which was almost the same as the previous week, and by infection route, it was the highest for 16 consecutive weeks.
By age group, domestic infections were the highest in all age groups except those in their 80s and above.
Experts explain that “there are cases where people infected at work, facilities, and restaurants bring the virus into their homes and infect their families living together.”
other than this,
▽ 15.9% in the facility
▽ 15.7% in the workplace,
▽ Dinner is 8.2%,
▽ The percentage of restaurants with entertainment that are open at night was 2.5%.
Experts said that it is expected that year-end parties, new year parties, events, etc. will increase toward the year-end and New Year holidays, and that “meals and events where basic infection prevention measures are not thoroughly implemented, especially a large number of people There is concern that the risk of infection will increase and the number of new positive patients will increase at events and parties that are crowded and loud, “he said.
Furthermore, regarding foreigners living in Japan, “It is expected that people will eat and drink at festivals based on their own traditions and customs during the year-end and New Year holidays, but we will provide information after carefully considering differences in language and lifestyle. We need to provide support and expand the survey of close contacts after positives occur. ”
Unknown infection route Significantly increased
In addition, the number of people who do not know the infection route, which is the “index reflecting the spread of infection,” averaged 182.7 for 7 days, an increase of about 45 from the previous week, a significant increase.
Furthermore, experts point out that the rate of increase has exceeded 100% and remains high, “the phase of rapid infection spread has been reached.”
In Tokyo, people living outside of Tokyo sent samples to medical institutions in Tokyo by PCR testing with saliva, and then analyzed and evaluated them with numerical values excluding cases where positive reports were submitted to health centers in Tokyo. There were 84 such cases.
Increased positive rate
The “positive rate” of the test increased from the previous 5% to 5.8%.
Experts analyzed that “the number of tests is increasing, but it is increasing because the number of new positives is increasing.” He pointed out that “it is necessary to consider strategies such as conducting intensive PCR tests including asymptomatic persons from the viewpoint of preventing the spread of infection.”
Significant increase in inpatients
In addition, the number of inpatients was 1354 as of the 18th, an increase of 278 from a week ago and the 11th of this month.
The expert explained, “The number of inpatients will increase significantly, and the burden on medical institutions, which has been prolonged, will increase. There is an urgent need to secure beds that can handle the rapid increase in patients who need to be hospitalized.”
“Urgent need to secure beds in preparation for an increase in critically ill patients”
In addition, the number of seriously ill patients counted according to the Tokyo standard was 39 as of the 18th, an increase of 1 from the previous time and 1 week ago.
Looking at 39 people by age group,
▽ One person in his 40s,
▽ 6 people in their 50s,
▽ 9 people in their 60s,
▽ 13 people in their 70s,
▽ There are 10 people in their 80s.
By gender, there were 34 males and 5 females.
Experts pointed out that “it is urgent for critically ill patients to secure beds in preparation for an increase in critically ill patients in the future, keeping in mind that the occupancy period of beds such as ICU will be prolonged.”
In addition, “If the number of critically ill patients continues to increase, there will be no choice but to limit the acceptance of surgery and emergency services, and it will be difficult to maintain both normal medical care and secure beds for critically ill patients with the new coronavirus. I showed a strong sense of crisis.
In the week leading up to the 16th of this month, 10 people were reported to the city. Six out of ten were in their 70s or older.