In Chiba Prefecture's system, where people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus are registered online, it was found that the number of registered people was not counted as the number of new infected people in the prefecture.
On some days, the actual number of infected people in the prefecture seemed to be significantly higher than announced, and there are voices of confusion from local governments that have decided on countermeasures based on the number of infected people.
In Chiba Prefecture, since last month, if you are positive with an antigen test kit, etc., you can register on the Internet and have a doctor's diagnosis.
The prefecture announces the number of newly confirmed infected people every day, and on the 14th of this month it was more than 4,600, but the more than 3,300 people registered on the dedicated site are not included here, and the number of people in Tokyo is It turns out that it was counted as the number of infected people.
The dedicated site is operated by a company in Tokyo, and a doctor at a medical institution in Tokyo conducts an online diagnosis. It means that the notification has been sent to Tokyo.
The total number of people who were not included in the number of infected people in the prefecture has reached about 25,000 so far, and some local governments in the prefecture have decided to take measures based on the number of infected people. , there is a voice of confusion.
The Chiba Prefectural Health and Welfare Policy Division said, "Originally, it is the number of people who should be counted as the number of new infected people in the prefecture, and it is true that the actual number is different from the actual number. We are making adjustments so that we can improve it."