Japan COVID cases hit 1m ,Japan reached the milestone of one million coronavirus cases on Friday, local media reported. We are working at an unprecedented rate of spread of delta mutants with the spread of the infection to other urban areas of Tokyo, the host of the Olympics.
Japan COVID cases hit 1m The Treasury said Finance Minister Taro Aso’s driver was infected with Kovid-1 and requested Mr Eso to self-isolate at home.
According to Kyodo News, Eso is asymptomatic but has had a PCR test, the results of which will be released on Saturday.
A record 15,645 new cases were reported on Friday, bringing the total to more than one million since the epidemic began last year, undermining Japan’s initial success in conceiving the disease.
Yet, per capita population is the lowest among the group of seven most industrialized countries, less than one-tenth of the United States, and less than one-fifth of Germany.
The number has risen to 144,000 since the start of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated that he did not believe the conference would contribute to an increase in infections.