Domestic infection confirmed 9664 dead 196 (excluding cruise ships) New Corona
On the 17th, a total of 368 people have been announced nationwide, including 201 people being infected in Tokyo. The number of people confirmed to be infected in Japan is 9664, including those who returned to Japan by quarantine at airports or by charter aircraft. In addition, the total of 712 passengers and crew on the cruise ship will be 10,376. On the 17th, two people were killed in Hokkaido, one in Gifu prefecture and one in Hyogo prefecture, Chiba prefecture, and 6 in Kanagawa prefecture. There are a total of 209 passengers on board 209.
Prime Minister's press conference "Holiday vacation self-restraint" "Want to double medical fees"
Following the expansion of the target area of the "Emergency Declaration" to the whole country, Prime Minister Abe held a press conference on the night of the 17th, and in order to achieve the goal of reducing the chances of contact with people by 70 to 80%, We repeatedly called for refraining from moving from urban areas to rural areas for the consecutive holidays. He also expressed his intention to double the medical fees for treatment of infected persons in order to improve the treatment of medical staff.
Expanded declaration of emergencies Widespread closure of department stores
In response to the spread of the emergency declaration nationwide, sogo and Seibu decided to open only the food floor at all stores nationwide starting on the 18th.
Cloth mask "small size" ... MHLW answers 15 questions on HP
As a measure for mask shortage due to the spread of new coronavirus infection, distribution of cloth masks to all households nationwide began on the 17th, but inquiries such as "small size" were received one after another The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare answers 15 questions on the website in Q & A format.
Expanded emergency declaration 13 prefectures requested leave
NHK interviewed prefectures all over the country, and 13 prefectures requested the business operator to take a leave at 5 pm on the 17th, or decided the date to make the request.
Tomorrow may cause heavy rain in the eastern Japan and northeastern Pacific Ocean
Due to low pressure and fronts, heavy rain may occur mainly on the Pacific side of eastern Japan and Tohoku from the 18th to the 19th. The Japan Meteorological Agency calls for careful attention to sediment-related disasters, inundation of low-lying land, and flooding of rivers.
201 new infections confirmed in Tokyo, the highest number in one day New coronavirus
It was confirmed on the 17th that 201 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in Tokyo. It was the first time that more than 200 infections were confirmed in one day, and Governor Koike said, "The fight against the virus has just begun, and it is the reality that" self-restraint "is still too early." I urged me to refrain from going out on weekends.
Domestic infection confirmed 9327 people 191 dead (excluding cruise ships) New Corona
On the 17th, a total of 31 people have been announced nationwide, including the fact that 12 people have been infected in Hyogo prefecture. The number of people confirmed to be infected in Japan is 9,327, including those who returned to Japan by quarantine at airports or by charter aircraft. In addition, there are 712 passengers and crew members on the cruise ship, making a total of 13,9. In addition, one person was killed in Gifu prefecture on the 17th, and 191 people have been infected in Japan and 13 people have boarded a cruise ship, making a total of 204 people.
Single mother "How to feed a child ..." New corona infection spread
“How do you support your children? I'm anxious and I can't sleep at night,” says one single mother. The spread of the new coronavirus is hurting single-parent families.
Declaration of emergency situation 85% of cram schools in 7 prefectures closed
While school closures continued due to the effects of the new coronavirus, 85% of the cram schools with 10 or more classrooms were closed in the seven prefectures that were the subject of the government's emergency declaration on 7th of this month. It turned out that nearly two-thirds of the cram schools have switched to online classes and are now responding.
Early implementation of new corona antibody test Rapid examination of test targets, etc.
Regarding the antibody test to check whether or not the patient has been infected with the new coronavirus, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato indicated that he would urgently confirm the performance of the test kit and examine the test target, etc. for early implementation. .
National Governor's Association Emergency Response Headquarters New effective corona control measures
In response to the expansion of the target area of the "Emergency Declaration" based on the Act on Special Measures for Countermeasures against New Coronaviruses, the National Governors' Association's Emergency Countermeasures Headquarters was opened and There were voices calling for effective measures to curb the movement of people.
“Specific warning prefectures” are considering requesting restrictions on facility use Chief Cabinet Secretary
Regarding the expansion of the target area of the "Emergency Declaration" to the whole country, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, at 13 "specified warning prefectures" such as Tokyo, is considering measures including requests for facility use restrictions. On the other hand, other prefectures demanded that they judge according to the actual situation in the area.