Governor Nishiwaki of Kyoto Prefecture said that a woman in her 80s, who was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Kyoto last month, died at home after being unable to find a place to be hospitalized. In the future, he expressed his intention to make appropriate adjustments to hospitalization and strive to prevent recurrence.
According to Kyoto Prefecture, on the 25th of last month, a woman in her 80s in Shiga Prefecture was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Kyoto City, and the prefecture searched for a hospital, but could not find it. Died in.
Regarding this, Governor Nishiwaki of Kyoto Prefecture said at a press conference held on the 17th, "I am deeply sorry for the death of a person who is undergoing medical treatment at home, and I am deeply sorry."
On top of that, "I am aware of the tightness in the medical field. The prefecture is adjusting hospitalization from people with severe symptoms, but in the future, I will instruct them to follow up with people who are receiving medical treatment at home etc. and to thoroughly adjust hospitalization. I did, "he said, and expressed his intention to try to prevent recurrence.
In addition, Mayor Kadokawa of Kyoto City said, "The city wants to closely follow people who are receiving medical treatment at home in cooperation with the prefecture."