Corona Virus infection spread “utilization of sickbeds” more than 30% in 7 prefectures nationwide November 22 5:58
With the spread of the new coronavirus, the “tight in the medical field” is becoming more serious.
The “utilization rate of sickbeds”, which indicates how far beds are buried, has exceeded 30% in seven prefectures nationwide.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, as of the 18th of this month, a total of 5951 people were hospitalized with the new coronavirus. In the week from the 11th, there were 1434 people, up 32% from the rate.
The utilization rate of sickbeds, which indicates how far the beds they have secured, is also increasing in various places.
As of the 11th, there were no prefectures in the prefecture that exceeded 40%, but on the 18th of this month, Hyogo Prefecture was 44% and Osaka Prefecture was 41%.
In addition, 38% in Hokkaido, 37% in Saitama Prefecture, 35% in Okinawa Prefecture, and 33% in Aichi Prefecture and Tokyo, a total of 34 prefectures experienced increased bed utilization.
The largest increase was in Hokkaido with 14 points (24→38%)
Niigata Prefecture then had 11 points (4→15%)
Aichi Prefecture (23→33%) Hyogo Prefecture (34%→44%) and Ehime Prefecture (2→12%) rose 10 points, respectively.
These utilization rates are the average of each prefecture to the last, and depending on the city, there are some places where beds are buried more and it is tight.