Tokyo reports 1,076 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 7,800


The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 1,076 new coronavirus cases, down 546 from Sunday and up 116 from last Monday.

There were no infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 41, unchanged from Sunday.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 7,800. Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Kanagawa (624), Hokkaido (434), Okinawa (422), Saitama (414), Fukuoka (398), Osaka (394), Chiba (277), Aichi (275), Kumamoto (271), Hyogo (243) and Hiroshima (218).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 13.

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Woohoo! Down again! Open the borders and stop the hypocrisy!

oh that’s right we have to wait for the July elections first….

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I don't feel like I am living in a 'pandemic'.

Has anyone actually thought they have been living in a 'pandemic'?

I prefer the old guidelines of what constituted a 'pandemic' - so I guess just feel a bit underwhelmed.

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Extremely low numbers for a Monday.

Keep your masks off, stay outside.


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Japan is doing a good job and current recommendations have been effective - its now been a few weeks with a very stable infection rate... flattening the curve is the goal and its looking very flat.

Its important that people continue to get infected at a manageable rate (not so slow as to cause undue economic strain and not so rapidly as to potentially impair effective healthcare) so we can enjoy the end result of herd immunity and a life with omicron as another seasonal virus for which most are naturally resistant and the at-risk take seasonal vaccines.

We are looking for a permanent average ERN of ~1.0 (this will fluctuate to a degree through the year and year-to-year like other seasonal viruses).

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These numbers aren't "extremely high", as expressed here almost daily as these numbers are released.

For Tokyo, as one of the largest cities in the world, 1,100 people is statistically insignificant. That's next to nothing.

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Steven MccarthyToday  05:46 pm JST

The borders are open Sanji …. Get your plane ticket now !

I want to visit family with my family not participate in some Nth koreanesque farce with handlers and 24/7 masks for a cold!

1 ( +6 / -5 )

Time to de=mask and get back to normal. The Pandemic and Death are OVER.

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Sanji …. If it’s family as you claim …. Then there is no and has been no entry issues for months ……

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The borders are open Sanji …. Get your plane ticket now !

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Extremely high numbers for a Monday.

Keep your masks on, stay inside.


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