The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has revealed that 129 new cases of the mutated coronavirus, which is spreading in the United Kingdom and South Africa, have been confirmed in the country in the week leading up to the 30th.

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, as a result of extracting some people from newly infected people and analyzing the genes of the samples, a total of 129 people in 20 prefectures in the week up to 30 days were in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Brazil. It was confirmed that he was infected with a mutant virus that was spreading in South Africa.

It is 21 people, 14% less than the number confirmed in the previous week.

▽ The most common were Hokkaido and Osaka prefectures with 25 people each,

followed by

▽ Hyogo prefecture with 20 people,

▽ Hiroshima prefecture with 8 people,

▽ Mie prefecture with 7 people,

▽ Gifu prefecture and Tokushima prefecture, and Fukuoka prefecture with 6 people each. People,

▽ Shizuoka prefecture 5 people,

▽ Kanagawa prefecture 4 people,

▽ Okayama prefecture 3 people,

▽ Fukui prefecture and Aichi prefecture, Shiga prefecture, Wakayama prefecture, Kochi prefecture 2 people each,

▽ Saitama prefecture and Chiba prefecture, There is one person each in Nara and Okayama prefectures.

Of these, infection was confirmed for the first time in Fukui, Aichi, Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kochi, Fukuoka, and Oita prefectures.

To date, infections have been confirmed in a total of 678 people in 34 prefectures, of which more than 90% (92%) have detected mutant viruses confirmed in the United Kingdom.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to strengthen containment by asking local governments where mutant viruses have been confirmed to examine samples of people infected with the new coronavirus as much as possible.

The status of infection nationwide

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, infections with mutant viruses reported in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Brazil have been confirmed so far in

▽ Hokkaido in 38 (+25)

▽ Fukushima in 5 and

▽ Ibaraki. 1 person,

▽ Tochigi prefecture 2 people,

▽ Gunma prefecture 3 people,

▽ Saitama prefecture 59 people (+1 person),

▽ Chiba prefecture 21 people (+1 person),

▽ Tokyo metropolitan area 18 people,

▽ Kanagawa prefecture 34 people (+4 people),

▽ Niigata prefecture 32 people,

▽ Ishikawa prefecture 1 person,

▽ Fukui prefecture 2 people (+2 people),

▽ Yamanashi prefecture 2 people,

▽ Nagano prefecture 1 person,

▽ Gifu prefecture 15 people (+6 people),

▽ Shizuoka prefecture 22 people (+5 people),

▽ Aichi prefecture 2 people (+2 people),

▽ Mie prefecture 7 people (+7 people),

▽ Shiga prefecture 4 people (+2 people) ),

▽ Kyoto prefecture has 24 people,

▽ Osaka prefecture has 130 people (+25 people)

▽ Hyogo prefecture has 181 people (+20 people)

▽ Nara prefecture has 1 person (+1 person),

▽ Wakayama prefecture has 2 people (+2 people) ,

▽ Okayama prefecture 10 people (+3 people),

▽ Hiroshima prefecture 23 people (+8 people),

▽ Tokushima prefecture 15 people (+6 people),

▽ Kagawa prefecture 2 people,

▽ Ehime prefecture 6 people,

▽ Kochi 2 prefectures (+2),

▽ 6 Fukuoka prefecture (+6),

▽ 1 Oita (+1),

▽ 5 Kagoshima


1 Okinawa,

34 prefectures There are a total of 678 people.

In addition, quarantine has confirmed infection of 123 people (+23 people), including the virus found in the Philippines.

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, these are the number of people who have been "confirmed" as mutant viruses as a result of genetic analysis, and do not include the number announced by the local government at the "suspicion" stage before the genetic analysis was performed.

7 people died by 30 days

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, seven men and women have been confirmed dead by the 30th among those infected with the mutant virus.

There is one person in his 60s and six people in his 80s and above.