As the infection situation deteriorates rapidly, the number of people in Tokyo and Shibuya on the 6th increased both during the day and at night compared to the weekday average during the period when the third state of emergency was declared before the opening of the Olympic Games. doing.

NHK analyzed the number of people at major points using mobile phone location data collected by IT-related company Agoop with the permission of users in a non-personally identifiable manner.



The time analyzed is from 6 am to 6 pm during the day and from 6 pm to midnight the next day at night.



Comparing the number of people on the 6th in Tokyo with the average of weekdays from April 25th to June 20th, when the third state of emergency was declared before the opening of the Olympic Games, the area around the Shibuya Scramble crossing is during the daytime. It increased by 10%, 2% at night, 4% during the day and 13% at night near Tokyo Station.



Compared to a week before it was decided to extend the period of emergency declaration to 31st of this month, the area near the Shibuya Scramble intersection decreased by 2% during the day and 1% at night, and near Tokyo Station during the day. Although it decreased by 2%, it increased by 4% at night.



In Okinawa, where the declaration period was also extended, it decreased by 11% during the day and 21% at night near the prefectural office station in Naha city compared to a week ago.



In addition, the number of people in Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, and Osaka, which were added to the target areas of the declaration from the 2nd of this month, decreased by 23% during the day and 5% at night near Omiya Station compared to a week ago. However, near Chiba Station, it increased by 3% during the day but decreased by 24% at night.



In the vicinity of Yokohama Station, it decreased by 17% during the day and 5% at night, and in the vicinity of Osaka Umeda Station, it decreased by 7% during the day and 9% at night.

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