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In Tokyo, the threat level COVID-19 raised to the maximum

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 main course of the administration of Tokyo will include multilateral measures, including strengthening the system of tests and treatment, compliance with precautions against the virus to residents and businesses in the capital region.

In particular, residents of the capital will be designed to avoid the shops, restaurants and bars that do not comply with the countermeasures to prevent the spread of the virus.

While Koike called for a serious revision of plans beginning with the July 22 campaign "Go to travel" (Go to travel), designed to spice up domestic tourism in Japan.

Growth in the city the number of positive tests for coronavirus exceeded 200 cases per day for four consecutive days, starting with last Saturday, and then declined slightly. However, on Wednesday in Tokyo was recorded 165 positive test results. However, is growing rapidly and the number of tests themselves. According to Koike, it is planned to increase the number of tests COVID-19 in Tokyo from the current 6.5 million to 10 thousand a day, utilizing additional items for testing in research and higher education institutions.

At the end of may throughout Japan were cancelled in force for almost one and a half month state of emergency, and gradually the inhabitants began to return to normal life after the isolation and reduction of contacts. However, since the beginning of June in Tokyo, the number of positive results of the new tests began to grow.

However, experts note that the situation now is different, since the number of severe cases of disease is low.

Since the beginning of the year in Japan revealed more than 23 thousand people with coronavirus, nearly a thousand of them died from complications.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.