On the 12th, the first day of "Priority Measures to Prevent Spread," it was confirmed that 61 people, the largest number announced on the 1st in Tokyo, were infected with the highly infectious mutant virus. , The capital is calling for caution as "a mutant virus is prevalent".

On the 12th, the first day of application of the priority measures, it was newly confirmed that 61 people in Tokyo, which is the largest number ever, are infected with a virus containing the "N501Y" mutation, which is said to be highly infectious.

On the night of the 12th, the deputy governor and other ward officials called for caution around Shinjuku and Kabukicho.

Among them, he complained that "a mutant virus with strong infectivity is prevalent. Young people may become seriously ill", refrain from going out unnecessarily and urgently, and take thorough measures such as reducing the risk of infection in every situation. I called for.

Mr. Yasunobu Nishimura, Director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of General Affairs, said, "There are a lot of people because there is some slack. I want you to tighten your mind again."