TOKYO, April 20 – RIA Novosti. The number who died from coronavirus infection in Japan for the day consisted of 25 people, the highest level since the beginning of the epidemic, the total number of infected reached 11 866 people, transmits television channel NHK, which receives and integrates information from local governments.
the Last “record” was April 14 – then night died 19 people.
the Total number of infections includes 712 people from among former passengers and crew members of the ship Diamond Princess, which had more than 1.5 months in quarantine in Yokohama Japanese.
the Highest incidence detected in Tokyo (3184 people) and in Osaka Prefecture (1296 people). Died just 276 people.
Since April 8, in the seven prefectures of Japan began to act a state of emergency. Unlike many countries it does not provide for fines or other penalties in case of non-compliance. With the exception of cases of concealment necessary for life or combat coronavirus goods is a fine of 300 thousand yen (2,7 thousand dollars) or detention for up to 6 months. Last week a state of emergency was extended to the entire territory of Japan. In the cities closed to shopping centers, don’t work universities and schools, cinemas and libraries.
Earlier on Monday, the Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten announced that beginning wholesale tests for the presence of coronavirus infection companies in Tokyo and the five prefectures near the capital. The cost of one set is 14 900 yen including tax (about 138 dollars). Minimum order starts from 100 packs.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world has recorded more than 2.3 million cases of infection, over 157 thousand people died.
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