Japan registers more than 41,000 infections by Covid-19 in 24 hours | News

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare registered 41,487 Covid-19 infections this Wednesday, the highest number reported by the Asian nation since the start of the pandemic, for which the Government urged to decree a state of semi-emergency in 13 national prefectures. until next February 13.


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According to the entity, the new health regulations will be arranged to prevent the spread of the disease; while the state of semi-emergency will begin on January 21 of the current year.

Among the prefectures indicated by the health authority, Tokyo (capital) stands out; as well as Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, among other regions; As of the establishment of the sanitary protocols, the governors will order measures in restaurants such as closing before the hour or limiting the sale of alcoholic measures.

“We have made this decision in order to stop the expansion with measures concentrated in the affected areas, this is a fight against an unknown virus, but we hope that we come out of this situation sufficiently prepared,” said Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

In this sense, the Japanese Health portfolio registered that the new Omicron variant has generated an increase in the number of infections in the Asian nation.

It should be noted that the National Center for Global Health and Medicine in Japan showed that the vaccination process against Covi-19 in the country reduced case fatality rates in hospitalized patients during the fifth wave of Covid-19 in the country.