At a monitoring conference in Tokyo, experts said, "Although the number of new positives continues to decrease, inpatients and severely ill patients are still at a high level, about half of the peak of the fifth wave. We need to promote infection control measures and vaccinations in preparation for the winter, and further reduce the number of new positives. "

During the meeting, experts maintained the infection status and medical care provision system in Tokyo at the highest alert level of the four levels.



Based on the analysis, the infection status changed from "expanding" to "there is a high risk of re-expansion" in the "summary comments" that are expressed in a more realistic manner.



Experts explained that the 7-day average of new positives was about 572 as of 22nd, decreasing for 5 consecutive weeks. It is thought that this is due to the fact that we worked on. "



However, at a high level, infection cases are occurring in a wide variety of situations such as workplaces, facilities, and homes. We need to reduce the number of people further. "



On the other hand, the medical care provision system has changed from "general comment" to "the system is tight" to "it seems that ordinary medical care is greatly restricted".



Experts pointed out that as of 22nd, the number of hospitalized patients had decreased to 2046 and the number of severely ill patients had decreased to 146, but it was still at a high level, about half of the peak of the 5th wave.



"It is necessary to comprehensively consider the system of hospitalization, accommodation, and home care in preparation for winter," he said, saying that many people die during home care.



"If the number of new positives starts to increase in this situation, the medical care provision system will be in crisis again."

Infection status and medical care provision system in Tokyo Analysis results

This is the analysis result of the infection situation and medical care provision system in Tokyo shown at the monitoring meeting on the 24th.

Infection status

As of the 22nd, the average number of new infections confirmed for 7 days was 572.4.



Last time, the number decreased by about 522.7 from 1095.1 as of the 15th of this month, decreasing for 5 consecutive weeks.



On the other hand, as of the 21st of this month,


61.9%

of the total population in Tokyo

completed the first

vaccination, and


51.5% completed the second

vaccination

.



Looking at those over 12 years old,


59.2% of the respondents completed the second session.



However, experts said that even after vaccination, people who are infected have been confirmed. It needs to be as thorough as it is. "



He also cautioned that "the person needs to be aware that there is a risk of infecting people around him even if he is mild or asymptomatic."



The percentage of people who were confirmed to be infected in the week leading up to the 20th of this month was the


highest at 25.6% in their 20s,


followed


by 18.8% in their


30s and 16.3% in their 40s. increase.



Among those who know the infection route,


▽ infection from people living together is the most common at 66.6%,


followed by


▽ workplaces at 12.3%,


▽ infections at nursery schools, schools, and facilities such as elderly facilities and hospitals at 10.8%. ,


▽ Dinner was 1.7%.

Medical provision system

The number of inpatients was 2046 as of the 22nd, 1051 less than the previous week.



Of these, those in their 60s and younger continue to have a high level of about 79%.



By age group,


▽ 50s were the most common, about 22% of the total,


followed by


▽ 40s, about 19%, and


▽ 30s and younger, about 26%.



As of the 22nd, the number of seriously ill patients was 146, a decrease of 52 from the previous week.



By gender, there are


108 males and


38 females.



By age


group, there were 62 people in their 50s,


followed


by 34 people in their 60s

,


17 people in their 40s, and


1 person under the age of 10.



Comparing the medical treatment status of those who became positive on the 22nd with the previous week,


▽ the number of people who are receiving medical treatment at home decreased by 2886 to 3085, and


▽ the

number of

people who are receiving medical treatment at hotels secured by the capital The number decreased by 546 to 835.


In addition, the


number of people who are adjusting whether to be hospitalized at a medical institution or to receive medical treatment at a hotel or home decreased by 849 to 906.



123 people were reported dead in the week leading up to the 20th of this month, of which 9 died during home recuperation.

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