Okinawa Prefecture announced on the 8th that it was confirmed that 1328 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture to 131,516.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno "Watching the infection situation and responding appropriately"

The number of newly infected people of the new corona in Okinawa Prefecture has exceeded 1,000 every day since the 30th of last month, and Governor Tamaki of Okinawa Prefecture said, "We have to recognize that we have entered the 7th wave," and took measures. It shows the idea of ​​strengthening.

Regarding this, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, "At the expert meeting of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the number of newly infected people in the last week of Okinawa Prefecture turned to increase, and the number of newly infected people per 100,000 people is the highest in the whole country. On the other hand, it is analyzed and evaluated that the bed usage rate is about 30%. "

On top of that, "The government will pay close attention to the infection situation and medical situation based on the fact that the health care system prepared in the overall picture of corona countermeasures will be put into operation as a" transition period to normal times "for a while, and the prefecture. We will also work with experts and respond appropriately. "