Governor Koike of Tokyo said at a meeting of the National Governors' Association held online that "among the newly infected people in Tokyo, the suspicion of Omicron strain exceeds 90% in the latest analysis." Said that he should issue a state of emergency at the request of the governor, regardless of the level of emphasis on the degree of medical strain.

“About 28 times more newly infected people in about 10 days”

Among them, Governor Koike of Tokyo said, "Among the newly infected people in Tokyo, the suspicion of Omicron strain exceeds 90% in the latest analysis, and it is clear that infection control has become a fight against Omicron strain. In just over 10 days into the new year, the number of newly infected people has increased by about 28 times, and the Omicron strain is spreading at an astonishing rate. "



On top of that, "There is a danger that not only the medical care provision system is tight, but also the foundation of social activities may be shaken. It is a common consciousness nationwide that it is important to take effective measures without missing the timing. That's it. "



And, regardless of the national level, which emphasizes the degree of medical tightness, issuing a state of emergency at the request of the governor, taking priority measures such as prevention of spread, and the third time for key workers. He expressed the idea that the government should be asked to promptly proceed with vaccination.

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