Regarding the infection status of the new coronavirus, an index that indicates the level of medical urgency in each prefecture shows that as of the 17th of this month, the ``occupation rate of beds for securing severely ill beds'' based on national standards was 64 in Tokyo. 50% in Osaka Prefecture, and 91% in Kanagawa Prefecture, with a total of 41 prefectures exceeding the target level for strengthening measures indicated by the government's subcommittee. has become

The government's "New Coronavirus Infectious Disease Control Subcommittee" has summarized the idea of ​​​​taking measures with an emphasis on the degree of medical urgency.

Since each prefecture differs in how tight medical care is, it is said that the level will be determined by each prefecture.

In response to this, the Cabinet Secretariat has indicated two indicators for judging the level of prefectures: "burden on medical care provision systems" and "infection status".

Of these, there are five items in the "burden on the medical care provision system, etc.", including the "occupation rate of secured beds" and the "occupation rate of secured beds for severe cases."

In addition, the "status of infection" includes five items such as "positive rate of PCR test", "number of new positive cases per 100,000 people", and "proportion of people whose infection route is unknown".

The Cabinet Secretariat has announced data for all 47 prefectures nationwide as of the 17th of this month.

Of these, the "occupation rate of beds for securing severe cases" was

▽ 64% in Tokyo and

▽ 50% in Osaka Prefecture, based on national standards.

The rate of use of secured beds is

▽91% in Kanagawa prefecture,

▽82% in Shiga prefecture,

▽80% in Shizuoka prefecture,

▽79% in Okinawa prefecture,

▽78% in Fukuoka prefecture,

▽77% in Ishikawa prefecture. ,

▽70% in Aichi , ▽

69% in Wakayama,

▽68% in Hiroshima and Kumamoto,

▽67% in Aomori, Akita, Tochigi, Saitama and Hyogo,

▽Chiba and Osaka ▽

66% in

Nara and Kagoshima prefectures

▽ 64% in Okayama prefectures

▽61% in Niigata and Yamaguchi prefectures

▽59% in Fukushima, Nagano and Kyoto prefectures

▽58% in Tokyo, Kagawa, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures

▽57% in Ibaraki and Oita prefectures

▽ 55% in Miyagi, Yamagata, Mie, and Ehime

, 54% in Gunma and Miyazaki,

52% in Iwate, Yamanashi, and Kochi,

and 51% in Gifu, for a

total of 41 prefectures.

Prefectures are 50% or more, which is the guideline of "the level at which measures should be strengthened" indicated by the government's subcommittee in either or both indicators.

Detailed data by prefecture can be found on NHK's special website.

Have a look at this.

Special site New coronavirus