The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on the 30th that it has confirmed that 3,300 new people have been infected with the new coronavirus in Tokyo.
It is the third consecutive day that the number of confirmed infections exceeds 3,000 per day.
It was the second highest ever after 3865 on the 29th.
The number of people has increased by 1941 from Friday a week ago, and the infection continues to spread rapidly.
On the other hand, the number of seriously ill patients as of the 30th, which was calculated based on the Tokyo standard, was 88, an increase of 7 from the 29th.
Governor Koike "It's extremely urgent."
At a press conference, Governor Koike of Tokyo announced that he was "extremely imminent" about the fact that the number of confirmed infections in Tokyo was renewed every day, and then declared a state of emergency in the three neighboring prefectures. Based on the fact that it will be issued, he said, "I would like to produce an effect by coordinating and refraining from moving across the borders of cities and prefectures."
In this, Governor Koike said that the number of confirmed infections in Tokyo was renewing the highest ever every day, "it is extremely urgent."
"One of the major factors is the Delta strain. According to experts, the infectivity is nearly twice as strong as before," he said.
On top of that, "Experts pointed out that it is necessary to reduce the population staying in the downtown area. The medical care provision system is very strict, but the quality is different between the 3rd and 4th waves, so the quality is changing. We need to respond quickly. "
In addition, Governor Koike said, "We would like to make an effect by coordinating and refraining from moving across the borders of the capital and prefectures, based on the fact that an emergency declaration will be issued to the three neighboring prefectures. Basically, please stay at the stay home. I want to do it, "he said, and expressed his intention to control the infection by calling for cooperation in one metropolitan area and three prefectures.