A "monitoring meeting" for the new coronavirus in Tokyo was held, and experts maintained the infection status and medical care provision system in Tokyo at the highest alert level, while the 7-day average of new positives decreased. However, it has remained at a high value, and he pointed out that strict caution is still required as the extremely serious infection situation continues.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government held a "monitoring meeting" on the 21st, and experts maintained the infection status and medical care provision system in Tokyo at the highest alert level.
Regarding the infection status, the 7-day average number of new positives decreased from 1699 on the 13th of last week to 1471 on the 20th, and the increase rate dropped to 87%, 100 for the first time in about a month. Although it was below%, it is still high.
Experts said, "We have exceeded the limits of hospitalization and accommodation, the usual medical care is tight, and the extremely serious infection situation continues, and we need to continue to be vigilant. By continuing effective measures, we will be new. It is of utmost importance to significantly reduce the number of positives. "
On the other hand, regarding the medical care provision system, he pointed out that the number of critically ill patients reached 160 as of the 20th and reached the maximum value, and said, "The number of critically ill patients will increase behind the increase in the number of new positives. The tightness of the medical care provision system has been prolonged, and we are in a critical situation including ordinary emergency medical care. We must reduce the number of new positives and the number of critically ill patients. "
Governor Koike "Prescription is'Stay Home'
Governor Koike of Tokyo told reporters, "It's been two weeks since the state of emergency was declared, and the flow of people at night has begun to decline, but the overall flow, including daytime, has not yet been suppressed. In addition, on the 20th, the number of critically ill patients reached a record high of 160, and the monitoring index has remained at a high level. "
He added, "The most effective prescription for the virus is'stay home'. It makes you feel cramped, but I would like to ask you to cooperate toward convergence by reducing the chances of infection in society as a whole." , I called again to refrain from going out unnecessarily and urgently not only at night but also during the day.