The Eastern Olympics are around the corner! Japanese experts: Tokyo epidemic has a tendency to rebound

Less than a month before the Tokyo Olympics, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s Wuhan pneumonia (new coronavirus disease, COVID-19) epidemic experts said on the 23rd analysis, Tokyo epidemic has a rebound trend, “worrying”, in addition, experts also predicted that by mid-July, India’s Delta variant of the virus in Japan’s case ratio will reach The number of cases of the Delta variant in India will reach about 70% by mid-July.

According to the Kyodo News, 619 new cases were confirmed in Tokyo on the 23rd, exceeding 600 after about a month, and the number of new confirmed cases in the last week is 1.081 times that of last week, with an increasing trend.

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s epidemic prevention expert organization chairman Takashi Wakita said at a press conference that the Tokyo epidemic has a tendency to rebound, and this wave is dominated by young people, starting from the central Tokyo area to be infected.

In addition, Kyoto University epidemiology professor Hiroshi Nishiura also said at a press conference, estimates show that by July 23, the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, the more infectious Delta variant of the virus from India, the proportion of cases in Japan will reach about 70%.