(ANSA) – TOKYO, JULY 12 – The Tokyo metropolitan government has communicated another 206 cases of coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, a number similar to yesterday, and for the fourth consecutive day above the 200 mark. fears of a new wave of Covid-19 after the definitive lifting of the state of emergency in late May.
With a population of over 14 million, excluding the metropolitan area, Tokyo has recorded about a third of Covid-19 cases nationwide, at 7,927. Despite the progressive rise of infections, national authorities report, none of the infected patients show severe symptoms, and approximately 80% of them are under 30 years of age.
Many of the infections continue to occur in the red light district of the capital, in the Kabukicho district, with the formation of several outbreaks and a traceability index that remains low.
Furthermore, according to the latest statistics, infections are also beginning to spread in the adjacent prefectures, with the Kanagawa region south of the capital having recorded 34 cases, the highest daily level since May 25. (ANSA).
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