Tokyo reports 293 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,054


The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 293 new cases of the coronavirus, down eight from Friday.

The number (147 men and 146 women) is the result of 7,101 tests conducted on March 3. The number of cases aged 60 and over is 87.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 51, up two from Friday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 375.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 1,054. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Saitama (114), Kanagawa (113), Chiba (109), Osaka (82), Hokkaido (47), Aichi (35), Miyagi (34), Fukuoka (29) and Okinawa (29).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 40.

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293 infected from a total of 710 tests.

How can i take the numbers seriously?

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Sorry, there was a typo. The number of tests was 7,101.

SandyBeachHeavenToday  04:24 pm JST


Thanks for your insightful, ontopic comment.

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No, the most altered set of numbers ever.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

No, the most altered set of numbers ever.

been asking about the whereabouts of all those stacked up dead bodies for weeks now.

So far, crickets....

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

The US is entering a third, higher trough and we may get a fourth wave. Perhaps another wave will hit Japan after GW the same as last year.

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The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 51

if a metropoly of 14 million people is in trouble cause 51 (fiftyone) people are hospitalized, well, this city has some problem in its administration, ne Koike-san ?

and when only 4% of tested people is positive, well, should I continue or it's clear that this "pandemic" is not a pandemic ?

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Japan needs to speed up its vaccination program to hold Olympics this summer.

At least 70% population gets fully vaccinated.

Only those athletes should be allowed to participate who were vaccinated in their home country and should provide evidence or a certificate from their respective authorities.

Those athletes which were not vaccinated should arrive in Japan at least 20 days earlier to quarantine themselves.

All countries should start vaccinating at arrival that will help us. like before boarding authorities at arrival site have data of vaccinated and not vaccinated peoples and vaccinated the peoples at arrival.

Japan should clear that those who follow rules will be allowed to participate in Olympics.

30% crowd should be allowed in the stadiums with strict guidelines.

this is the point which I see can help japan and other countries to bring normalization back as soon as possible.

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Still a very small amount cases and deaths compared to total population. The amount of deaths of "healthy people" due to driving is likely about the same amount of deaths of "healthy people" that died from COVID. The governments are not banning driving though. People have a 99.99% chance of surviving COVID in Japan.

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