China News Service, January 20. According to comprehensive Japanese media reports, on the 20th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of the new crown in Japan has exceeded 2 million.

On the same day, Tokyo, Japan reported 8,638 new confirmed cases, breaking records for two consecutive days.

Data map: A passerby passes by an empty outdoor restaurant in Tokyo, Japan.

  Japan's "Asahi Shimbun" reported that due to the impact of the new coronavirus Omicron variant, Japan's new crown epidemic has spread rapidly.

It took 1 year and 7 months from the beginning of the outbreak in Japan to reach 1 million confirmed cases, and just over 5 months from 1 million to 2 million.

  In addition, on the 20th, Tokyo, Japan held a new crown epidemic monitoring meeting, raising the epidemic alert level to the highest level.

The medical supply system level has risen to the second highest level.