Tokyo governor Koike Yuriko announced on Wednesday that the Japanese prefecture was on high alert due to the recoil in coronavirus cases, and urged citizens to evade locals who do not comply with security measures. , although it has not ordered its closure.
“We decided to raise the alarm level to warn residents of the spread of the infection,” said Yuriko of the Japanese chain NHK.
The Tokyo Prefecture has recorded another 165 cases in the last 24 hours. These were several days with three-digit numbers in the new positives, which alarmed the regional authorities.
“In four weeks, the number of cases whose origin cannot be traced could be 16 times higher than the current one, which means about 1,200 people. If it continues to increase, the number will be multiplied by 256 in eight weeks.” said director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Ohmagari Norio.