In the week leading up to the 18th, more than 160,000 people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, and the percentage of people in their 20s was the highest at about 30% by age group, according to a summary by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. rice field.

The proportion of children under the age of teenagers is more than 24%, and the number of children infected is increasing.

According to the summary released by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on the 20th, the number of confirmed infections in the week from the 12th to the 18th of this month was 160,1978, which is almost four times the number of the previous week.

By age group,

▽ 20s are the most common, with 51,321 people, accounting for 31.7% of the total.

▽ In addition, the total number of people under teenagers was 39,322, accounting for 24.3% of the total.

The number of children infected is increasing, 7.1 points higher than the previous week.

▽ People in their 30s are 22,464 people, accounting for 13.9%

▽ People in their 40s are 19,853 people, 12.3%

▽ People in their 50s are 13,894 people, 8.6%

▽ People in their 60s and over are 13,867 people, 8.6% It has become.