China News Service, August 17th. According to the Japanese "Oriental News" report, due to the rapid spread of the new crown epidemic, the Japanese government decided on August 17 to add seven places, including Kyoto Prefecture, as a state of emergency. The state of emergency in six places including Tokyo, Osaka Prefecture and Okinawa Prefecture was extended to September 12.

On August 16, local time, Tokyo Dome Stadium in Japan became the new crown vaccination center, and people came to get vaccinated in an orderly manner.

  According to reports, starting from August 20th, Ibaraki Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, and Fukuoka Prefecture will be included in the implementation scope of the "Declaration of Emergency Situations", ending at 9 On the 12th.

  In addition, the Japanese government has included 10 places including Miyagi and Hiroshima prefectures in the scope of implementation of the "Key Spread Prevention Measures", plus 6 places including Hokkaido, Fukushima and Ishikawa prefectures that are still within the scope of implementation of the measures. The deadline for implementation in all regions within the country is September 12.

  With the prevalence of delta mutant strains, the number of new infections in a single day in Japan in the past week has been around 15,000 to 20,000.

  Experts in the Japanese epidemic prevention and medical field previously stated that the medical system in Tokyo and other places is under great pressure, and the people should be prepared to "protect themselves."