Secretary-General Suga New pneumonia patients Measures to increase the number of patients on February 17 at 13:18
At a press conference in the morning, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kan said at the time of the infection in Japan, `` Assuming that the number of patients will increase in a situation where there are multiple cases where the route of infection may not be identified at I understand that it was a debate that it was necessary to take the measures we have taken now. "
He added, `` The government has called for careful measures to prevent infections, such as washing hands and coughing etiquette. "The government will call on the public to cooperate to prevent the spread of infection, as the standard for medical consultations will be announced on the 17th.
Secretary-General Suga also said that holding a large-scale event `` is the organizer's decision, but there was no discussion at yesterday's expert meeting that self-restraint of large-scale gatherings should be requested. '' Was.