The number of new cases COVID-19 a day in Tokyo reached a new record 366 persons turned out to be positive for the virus, announced Thursday by the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.
"Today, the number of new cases of infection has reached 366 people," - said the Governor.
The Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike, speaking at a regular press conference in the Japanese capital again urged residents to refrain from going outside, to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Addressing a request to the residents and businesses of the city, Koike reported that the number of new positive test results for COVID-19 can exceed 300 per day, and the infection is expanding both geographically and by age groups.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus infection in Tokyo on Wednesday once again exceeded 200, a total since the epidemic began in the capital of Japan are sick more than 10 thousand people.
"The final figures yet, but the number exceeded 200. About 230-240 people," - said to journalists the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.
A record number of new cases COVID-19 fixed Thursday for the day in Tokyo it reached 286, reported the TV channel NHK.
By far the greatest number of infected people in the Japanese capital, it was revealed on July 10, when tests showed positive for the virus in 243 people. However, the number of tests in Tokyo have increased significantly. The data were provided had performed their medical institutions and health authorities.
Power Tokyo raised to the maximum level four the threat of the spread of the coronavirus in the background that lasts for a week of daily increase in the number of infections reported to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.
"The current situation is that, I think you should warn about the spread of the infection," she said at a press conference.
The current Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike is in the lead on elections of the head of the Japanese capital, according to TV channel NHK released by data exit-poll.
For the Governor's chair this time fought 22 candidates. In addition to Koike, the most striking of them is a former lawyer Kenji Utsunomiya, Daisuke It – it is supported by party "Nippon Issin-Kai" (Association of the updates Japan) and Takashi Tachibana, who organized his own party under the telling title "the Party protecting the people from the NHK (Japanese public broadcasting Corporation – ed.)".
Exactly at 23.00 on Tuesday local time (17.00 MSK), a huge "rainbow bridge" in Tokyo, usually lit in different colors for a moment goes out, then the feet were bathed in red light after the Governor of the Japanese capital Yuriko Koike announced a warning about the growth in the number of new detected cases of infection with coronavirus.
The fact that in the capital region at this time was recorded 34 new cases COVID-19, and this is the highest number since may 14, which gave occasion to the Governor to declare a so-called "Tokyo alarm".
The Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike announced further easing of restrictive measures introduced in early April in connection with the epidemic of coronavirus infection, from midnight June 1: the capital of Japan opens gyms, theatres and shops.
"At midnight of June 1, we move to phase two," said Koike, during the press conference, the broadcast which was conducted by TV channel NHK.