Japan’s new confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpassed 100,000 for the first time.
NHK Broadcasting reported today (5th) that there were 109,949 confirmed cases of Corona 19 in Japan by 8:30 pm.
Today is the first time that the number of new COVID-19 cases in Japan has exceeded 100,000.
In the past week up to this day, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan has increased by 621,159.
Omicron mutation, which has strong infectivity, has become the mainstream, and the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is only 4.8% based on the latest announcement by the Japanese government, and the infection is spreading in all directions.
Kyodo News reported that Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihiko Isozaki tested positive for COVID-19 on the 28th of last month.
He is an aide who frequently meets Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
The most recent case in which Chief Cabinet Secretary Isozaki attended with Prime Minister Kishida was the Ministerial Meeting on Corona 19 Response Relations held at the Prime Minister’s Office on the 24th of last month.
Prime Minister Kishida is still on schedule even after Chief Cabinet Secretary Isozaki tested positive.
Among the staff of the Prime Minister’s office, four people have recently been infected.
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