New Corona Bed Usage Rate Over 20% in 11 Prefectures Nationwide Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare November 17, 15:00
The most important thing to watch out for when the new coronavirus is spreading is the “tightness of the medical field”.
According to a summary by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the "bed usage rate", which indicates how much the bed is filled, increased in each region and exceeded 20% in 11 prefectures nationwide.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the number of hospitalized patients with the new coronavirus was 4,517 as of November 11, 1004 compared to the previous week, an increase of 29%.
Along with this, the "bed usage rate", which indicates how much the reserved beds are filled, is increasing in various places.
In the previous week, the sickbed usage rate exceeded 30% in two prefectures, Okayama and Okinawa, but as of the 11th, it became three prefectures, Okinawa, Hyogo, and Osaka. ..
In the previous week, the five prefectures of Aomori, Saitama, Tokyo, Osaka, and Hyogo exceeded 20%, but as of the
11th, Hokkaido, Aomori, Saitama, and Tokyo. , Shizuoka prefecture, Aichi prefecture, Nara prefecture, Okayama prefecture, increased to 8 prefectures.
In addition, the usage rate has increased in 39 prefectures nationwide compared to the previous week.
The largest increase was in Hokkaido and Hyogo prefectures with 12 points each, followed by Shizuoka prefecture and Nara prefecture with 11 points each, Nagano prefecture with 9 points, and Saitama prefecture and Gifu prefecture with 7 points each.
These usage rates are just averages for each prefecture, and when viewed by city, ward, town, and village, there are places where beds are more filled and tight.
● All prefecture data on bed usage rate is provided on the "New Coronavirus Special Site".