As the medical care provision system becomes tight due to the spread of the new corona infection, Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture requests the government to extend priority measures such as spread prevention, which is due on the 20th of this month, or declares a new emergency. He expressed his intention to request the issuance of the virus or to decide on the 14th.

Regarding the situation surrounding the new corona, Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture told reporters, "The infection has spread to elderly people who are at high risk of becoming severe, and most of the people who are hospitalized are elderly people. The tightness of the sickbed in Osaka is likely to be more severe. "



After that, "We have set a standard to decide whether to request a state of emergency based on the actual utilization rate of severely ill beds, and we will decide early next week whether to extend the priority measures or request a declaration based on the situation. We will request the government to extend the priority measures such as the prevention of spread, which is due on the 20th of this month, or request the issuance of a new state of emergency, or hold a meeting of the countermeasures headquarters on the 14th. He showed the idea of ​​opening and judging.



In Osaka Prefecture, although the symptoms of the new corona are relatively mild, there are patients who are hospitalized in severe beds due to other illnesses, and the actual bed usage rate including these patients is 34.2 as of the 9th. It is%.



Governor Yoshimura has always expressed his intention to decide whether to request a state of emergency when this usage rate reaches 40%.

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