(12/18) Tokyo today about COVID-19 [Fixed Value]



***  This article is written with the help of Google Translate… ***




664 ( -158 from the day before) new infections confirmed in Tokyo.





◆◆◆ Japan ◆◆◆



Number of people infected nationwide : 2,829 ( +432

Number of people deaths nationwide : 47 ( +9)

Number of people infected in Tokyo : 664 ( -158)

 *( )= increase  from the day before



Number of people infected nationwide : 194,469 ( +2832

Number of people deaths nationwide : 2853 ( +47)

Number of hospital discharges : 161,445 ( +2,499)

 *( )= increase  from the day before

* Since revisions are made daily by local governments and the media,
the cumulative total may differ from the new figures for the day.


Number of seriously ill persons nationwide : 609 ( +4



Narita Airport Quarantine : 5 ( -1 / Total 1,872)

  *( )= increase  from the day before




(Cumulative) * The following is up to 10 worst prefectures.

▽東京都 (Tokyo)           50,154人 (前日+664人)
▽大阪府 (Osaka)          26,476人 (前日+ 309人)
▽神奈川県 (Kanagawa) 16,297人 (前日+ 295人) 
▽愛知県 (Aichi)            13,755人 (前日+ 219人)
▽北海道 (Hokkaido)     11,930人 (前日+ 141人)
▽埼玉県 (Saitama)        11,287人(前日+201人)
▽千葉県 (Chiba)            8793人 (前日+  150人)
▽兵庫県 (Hyogo)           7974人 (前日+ 128人)
▽福岡県 (Fukuoka)         7137人 (前日+ 139人)
▽沖縄県 (Okinawa)        4926人 (前日+  32人)

*( )= increase  from the day before




 (*All of the above from 2020/12/18 21:31 / NHK NEWS WEB)



◆◆◆ World ◆◆◆



Number of people infected nationwide : 75,371,570 ( +738,795)

Number of people deaths nationwide : 1,670,455 ( +13,070)

Number of hospital discharges : 52,928,369 ( +471,478)

( All of the above from 2020/12/18 19:34 / worldometers) 

*( )= increase  from the day before




I’m glad that the number of new infections in Tokyo was less than yesterday’s 822 … but now that the 600s are becoming commonplace …



“Abnormality” is becoming more and more “everyday” …



Well, I will summarize

the breakdown of the number of new infections in Tokyo + α …!



Out of [664] new infections in Tokyo


・Today’s newly infected people are men and women in their under10 to over100


[324] people is in their 20s to 30s

  (about 49% of the total) 

[177] people is in their 40s to 50s

  (about 27% of the total)

     *under10 : [16] persons ←
     *10s : [30] persons ←
     *20s : [185] persons
     *30s : [139] persons
     *40s : [101] persons
     *50s : [76] persons
     *60s : [48] persons ←
     *70s : [39] persons ←
     *80s : [19] persons ←
     *90s : [10] persons ←
     *over100 : [1] persons


[N/A] people is

  in 『the entertainment district at night』

  →Employees and guests such as host clubs and cabaret clubs


Infection at home [107] people

Infection at office [60] people

Infection at a dinner with friends and acquaintances [23] people

Infection in the facility [52] people

Infection via other routes [N/A] people


* Infection in the facility [44] people

  [11] medical institutions, [16] people

  + [7] facilities for the elderly, [11] people


(Individual information)

・ Infection of Toshio Ando, ​​Fire Chief of the Tokyo Fire Department



***  Information on people under medical treatment in Tokyo  ***

Number of hospitalized : 2,054 ( +102)

Number of seriously ill :  66 ( +-0)

Home medical treatment :  1,512 +149)

Hotel medical treatment : 896 ( -32)

Adjusting for “hospitalization or hotel or home treatment” : 980 ( -127)

People discharged from hospital or

those who have completed medical treatment at home: 44,151 ( +568)

 *( )= increase  from the day before


Net increase in infected people in Tokyo

 = (Number of new infections)

   - (Number of people who completed medical treatment)

   - (Number of deaths)

 = 664 - 568 - 4

 = +92 people


Estimated total number of infected people in Tokyo as of today

 = (Number of positives)

   - (end of medical treatment period such as discharge)

   - (Number of deaths)

 = 50,154 - 44,151 - 561

 = 5,442 people


*Tokyo currently has 9 facilities for infected people

 (Capacity of 2490 people)


* A hospital in Tokyo has secured 2490 beds (+150 beds for critically ill patients).

 → Aim to secure 2,700 beds.

* In addition, we will open two specialized hospitals from September to October, and plan to add another 200 beds.


*The hotels are that,

“the b Ikebukuro”, “DayniceHOTEL Tokyo”,

“Toyoko INN Shinjukukabukicho”, “Toyoko INN Tokyo Station Shinoohashimae”

“Shinagawa Prince Hotel (East Tower)”,

“Apa Hotel Asakusa Taharamachi Ekimae”

“Tokyo Toranomon Tokyu REI Hotel”

“Toyoko Inn Fuchu Nanbu Line Minamitama Station”

“Tokyo Pet-accompanied accommodation facility”

* 東京都福祉保健局 *3施設追加|東京都


*The source of the total number of infected persons is from 東京都




Rich contacts [278] people

   (about 42% of the total)

Unknown infection route [386] people

    (about 58% of the total)

* Bringing in samples from outside of Tokyo [15 cases]




Quarantine at the airport

Case study Response
(arrival date)
Age gender residence Behavior history Symptom
1709 Fukuoka
Forties male Undisclosed Undisclosed Asymptomatic
1710 Haneda
20’s male Aichi prefecture Brazil Asymptomatic
1711 Narita
20’s male Undisclosed Philippines Asymptomatic
1712 Haneda
30s male Kanagawa Prefecture United States of America Asymptomatic
1713 Narita
20’s male Tokyo France Asymptomatic

*From the website of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare



*Since the number of new infections in Tokyo seems to be almost the number of the previous day,

(Because the deadline for the number of new infections on the day is from 9:00 am the day before to 9:00 am on the day)





And also today, I will summarize some prefectures that have a high number of infected people, not just in the Tokyo area.



*** Saitama ***

New infections are [201] people

 ■■■ The highest number of newly infected people ever ■■■


     *There are [5] cluster relationships (Add up to 1 people)


* It seems that Saitama Prefecture has also decided to request shortening of business hours to “a downtown area with a cluster history in the past”.

Period: December 4th to December 17th (14 days)+ Extend to ~ Dec 27 (10 days)

Contents: Request to shorten business hours by 10 pm

Area: Omiya Ward, Saitama City, Kawaguchi City, Koshigaya City

Industry: Restaurants and karaoke shops that offer alcoholic beverages

Cooperation fee: 280,000 yen to the store that responded to the request for the entire period of 14 days→Increased to 320,000 yen

* A total of 400,000 yen will be provided to all cooperating stores until the 27th of the extension.


    * I’m sorry, but the number of people in Saitama by region comes out, but the details are often late or not come out on the day …



*** Kanagawa ***

New infections are [295] people


     ・Outbreak of private high school in Yokohama City [29] person(s) 

         *Cumulative 45 people


     *Among the infected people counted today, there are [8] cluster relationships, including the above. (Add up to 5 people)


* It seems that Kanagawa Prefecture has also decided to request shortening of business hours to places bellow.

Period: December 7th to December 17th (11 days)+ Extend to ~ Jan 11 (25 days)

Contents: Request to shorten business hours by 10 pm

Area: Yokohama City, Kawasaki City,

Industry: Restaurants and karaoke shops that offer alcoholic beverages

Cooperation fee: 20,000 yen per day, up to 220,000 yen

     + After the 18th, 40,000 yen a day (until the 17th, it was 20,000 yen a day)



*** Chiba ***

New infections are [150] people

 ■■■ The highest number of newly infected people ever ■■■

     ・ Outbreak of two elderly facilities in the same building in Matsudo City [8] person(s) 

         *Cumulative 9 people

     ・ Outbreak of “Municipal Funabashi High School” in Chiba City [2] person(s) 

         *Cumulative 102 people


     *Among the infected people counted today, there are [3] cluster relationships, including the above. (Add up to 3 people)


* Status of measures in Chiba Prefecture

It seems that it has been decided to request a reduction in business hours. (December 17th)

Period: December 23-January 11 (20 days)

Contents: Request for shortening business hours (until 10:00 pm)

Area: Tokatsu area and Chiba city

Industry: Alcoholic beverage restaurants and karaoke shops

Cooperation fee: 40,000 yen per day


Chiba Prefecture has decided to business suspension request for restaurants that do not follow the guidelines of industry groups to close after 8 am on August 8.

Targets are karaoke shops and restaurants with entertainment.



*** Osaka ***

New infections are [309] people

     ・ There was no information today.


* Status of measures taken by Osaka Prefecture

● Requests to shorten business hours to restaurants that serve alcohol, and karaoke stores

→ From November 27th to December 15th

  → Extend to December 29 (extended for 14 days)

Cooperation fee: 760,000 yen if fully responded for 14 days

(Country daily 40,000 yen + Osaka prefecture 200,000 yen burden)

● Unnecessary and unurgent request to refrain from going out

→ From December 4th to December 15th

  → Extend to December 29 (extended for 14 days)



*** Aichi ***

New infections are [219] people

   Nagoya City [85] people



*** Okinawa ***

New infections are [32] people

    →US military base:[8] person(s)

       *Cumulative 655 US military personel

       *Not included in the number of infected people in Okinawa



*** Fukuoka ***

New infections are [139] person(s)

   →Fukuoka City [102] people 

   →Kitakyushu City [16] people


     ・Outbreak of a facility for the disabled in Kitakyushu City [2] person(s) 

         * Facility name: “Harmful support facility Mohara

         *Cumulative 30 people



◆◆◆ Hokkaido ◆◆◆

New infections are [141] person(s)

   →Sapporo City [75] people


     ・Nosocomial infection at “Asahikawa Welfare Hospital” in Asahikawa City [3] person(s)

         *Cumulative 299 people

         *The largest cluster in Japan

     ・Nosocomial infection at “Keiyukai Yoshida Hospital” in Asahikawa City [3] person(s)

         *Cumulative 288 people

     ・Outbreak of welfare facilities for persons with disabilities in Asahikawa City [10] person(s)

         * Facility name: “Hokkaido Ryoiku en”

         *Cumulative 122 people

     ・ Nosocomial infection of “Tanaka Medical Sapporo Tanaka Hospital” in Sapporo City [6] person(s)

         *Cumulative 266 people

     ・Nosocomial infection at “Toya Onsen Hospital” in Toyako Town [18] person(s)

         *Cumulative 71 people


     *Among the infected people counted today, there are [13] cluster relationships, including the above. (Add up to 3 people)


     * In Hokkaido, outbreaks are rarely known on the day of the outbreak, and since it will be revealed and announced the next day or later, the cumulative number of people will be announced instead of the number on the day of the outbreak.



◆◆◆ Hyogo ◆◆◆

New infections are [128] person(s)

     ・Nosocomial infection at “Daini Kyoritsu Hospital” in Kawanishi City [N/A] person(s) 

         *Cumulative 14 people


◆◆◆ Hiroshima ◆◆◆

New infections are [82] person(s)

     ・ Outbreak of night restaurant with entertainment in Hiroshima City [2] person(s)

         *Cumulative 13 people



◆◆◆ Kyoto ◆◆◆

New infections are [79] person(s)

     ・ There was no information today.



◆◆◆ Gif ◆◆◆

New infections are [44] person(s)

     ・Outbreak of “Chukyo Gakuin University” in Nakatsugawa City [6] person(s)

         *Cumulative 8 people



* Others At this time (20:30), it seems that more than 10 people have been confirmed to be infected in the following areas …

▽ Shizuoka Prefecture has 2325 people (24)
▽ Ibaraki Prefecture has 2098 people (17)
▽ Gunma Prefecture has 1867 people (48)
▽ Miyagi Prefecture has 1695 people (16)
▽ Nara Prefecture has 1563 people (24)
▽ Kumamoto Prefecture has 1398 people (21)
▽ Nagano Prefecture has 1023 people (10)
▽ Tochigi Prefecture has 989 people (21)
▽ Okayama Prefecture has 911 people (26)
▽ Fukushima Prefecture has 682 people (10)
▽ Miyazaki Prefecture has 646 people (12)
▽ Kochi Prefecture has 465 people (10)
▽ Nagasaki Prefecture has 370 people (18)

* Today, there are too many prefectures where more than 10 people have been confirmed to be infected, so I have picked up information on outbreaks in areas where more than 50 people have been confirmed to be infected.



*Graph of the number of newly infected people in Japan as of yesterday


(*”Since the graph shows only the numbers up to the previous day, I handwritten the rightmost bar, but this is about it!”)








There was tremendous news today from waking up in the morning!

Pfizer’s new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, which has already been inoculated in the United Kingdom and the United States, seems to be submitted for approval in Japan today! !! !!



This finally solves the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)! !! Hooray! ! (Cry)



“Is vaccination starting within the year in Japan ?!” … I was excited and then look at the content of the article … “There is a possibility that vaccination will start as early as next March”



Hey Japan. .. ..

As expected, it is Japan quality. ..



toooooooo late! (Cry)

The same is true for “Abigan” ↓


(From the summary article on December 16th)

It seems that the new coronavirus (COVID-19) drug “Abigan” has not been approved yet …!


The application for approval should have been submitted again in October…


However, it seems that the examination will finally start on December 21, and the cause of the delay was only written on every site as “in the process of verifying the data”, but after all Japan is a little slow…

Is it good or bad …



Of course safety is important, but Japan really doesn’t have a sense of speed …



We’re waiting for more details, just because the breaking news came out first!

First of all, it’s good information! Lol





After that, a little additional information came out!



①Medical staff - ①10,000 people in late February

          ②Remaining 3 million people during March

②Elderly peopl - late March

③Others    - after April

          (* Priority is given to people with underlying illness)


(Explanatory meeting for local governments in January next month)

(* By the way, inoculation method … ① Coupon arrives at home ② Go to designated medical institution ③ Inoculation)


Well, after all Japan is slow. ..




By the way…

Pfizer’s new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine has begun to be vaccinated in Saudi Arabia!

The number of countries that have started vaccination will increase steadily!



Under such circumstances, it seems that terrible things are happening in Europe …

French President Macron has been infected with the new corona virus (COVID-19), and as a close contact, not only the French Prime Minister and the chairman of the parliament, but also the EU President, the Spanish Prime Minister, the Portuguese Prime Minister, they seems to be standing by at home!



And there are also articles that interest me …

A research group at Kobe University studied the blood of about 10,000 outpatients at a hospital in the southern part of Hyogo prefecture between August and October …

Neutralizing antibodies were found in 0.15% of people (16 people)!

This means that as of October 1, 6000 people were infected when converted to the population of southern Hyogo prefecture …

(* Neutralizing antibody … Made in the body if there is a history of infection with)



And … the actual number of infected people in Hyogo prefecture as of October 1st is 2,700 …



I don’t know if “about 10,000” is a statistically valid number of tests, but it’s pretty scary because it means “There may be more than double the number of infected people announced.” …



And …


I want them to do this in Tokyo!! lol



Terrible numbers will come out …!




And finally, since there was no additional information, I will post the measures taken by the Tokyo government, which I summarized yesterday.

I wish we could get more solid information on countermeasures from here … ↓


◆◆◆ Movement of Tokyo Metropolitan Government ◆◆◆


①New Coronavirus Expert Meeting in Tokyo

 ”The medical care provision system is tight”

 →Raised to the highest level of the 4 alert levels

 ”The surplus capacity of the medical care provision system has been used up”

 ”There is no choice but to reduce the number of patients”

 ”It is difficult to accept depending on the chronic illness of severely ill patients”


 → In conclusion, Governor Koike’s recognition

  ”I want people with mild or asymptomatic symptoms to consider the risk of infecting other people.”

  ”Preventing severe illness and protecting elderly people”

  * She does not seem to be very interested in the total number of infected people.


②Minister for Economic Affairs Nishimura

 It seems that the “extremely strong sense of crisis” was expressed again.

 ”I want to contact the governor of Tokyo Koike.”


③Emergency interview with Governor Koike after receiving a record number of 822 people + expert meeting

 ”Issue a special  COVID-19 warning for the year-end and New Year holidays!”

 ”It is necessary to have a sense of crisis more than ever”

 ”Experts pointed out the possibility of exceeding 1000 people in the near future.”


 ☆ Specific measures announced by Governor Koike ☆

  ①Spend only with the people you always meet

  ②Do not meet people after a long absence

  ③Do not hold a year-end party or a new year party.

  ④Avoid returning Parent’s home as much as possible

  ⑤If you go Parent’s home, do not eat out for two weeks.

  ⑥Shortening / stopping illumination


 (That is … countermeasures …?)


④Diet meeting (examination during closing)

 Opposition member (to Minister Nishimura)

  ”The situation clearly deteriorated in the important 3 weeks”

  ”Should you have stopped Go To at that time?”

  ”You should acknowledge defeat / failure!”

 Nishimura, Minister for Economic Revitalization

  ”It is a fact that it has not been on a downward trend”

  ”So stronger measures are needed and we are strengthening with the subcommittee”


(*In Japan, it is ridiculed that “Governor Koike, Minister Nishimura, and other politicians do not take any realistic measures by mouth alone.”)



That’s all for the summary …




Opposition … The important thing is not to “stop Go To” …

It’s just that they failed in the “important 3 weeks” with only loose measures …



…Oops, my dark side has come out. (Lol)

However, both Minister Nishimura and Governor Koike have failed for three weeks and have not yet taken measures, so I am too worried about the future infection situation in Japan …




Let’s share information with everyone and be careful about infection prevention and manage to overcome this predicament!








And this article↓


How long time the materials such as paper, cloth, plastic, etc. need to eliminating the risk when coronavirus is attached, and how effective disinfection is.

If you are interested, please take a look!







And here’s a trial calculation of how many people in Japan are actually receiving medical treatment.


(Number of people infected nationwide) 194,469

+ (Number of hospital discharges ) 2853

+ (Number of hospital discharges ) 161,445

= 30,171 people ( +276)  ← being treated

 *()=increase  from the day before



(If it is exactly as announced)

For those who are undergoing medical treatment nationwide are…

Today also increased by 3 digits. ..




NHK, which is super talented in terms of providing easy-to-read data, made something nice again!

… always a little late! Lol

The prefectures where the current “request for shortening business hours” are being made look like this!



It may be more in the future … but I think “all prefectures in Kanto region will do it for the time being …” … but?!



Only Tochigi seems to have no problem! lol

Amazing Tochigi!



Anyway, I can’t help but think, “They have failed for the important three weeks, but will they take such same measures which had already failed again …?”

(In most prefectures that requested shortening of business hours during the “important 3 weeks”, the number of infected people increased.)




Please be very careful when you go out!










Changes in New Coronavirus Infection in Tokyo


Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Total
235 196 207 1266
108 66 177 142 248 203 249 1193
146 78 166 177 284 184 235 1270
132 78 139 150 185 186 203 1073
124 102 158 171 221 204 215 1195
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Total
116 87 209 122 269 242 294 1339
189 157 293 317 393 374 352 2075
255 180 298 493 534 522 539 2821
391 314 186 401 481 570 561 2904
418 311
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Total
372 500 533 449 584 3167
327 299 352 572 602 595 621 3368
480 305 460 678 822 664


 *Unit: person (number of infected people on that day)


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