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Tokyo reports 57 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 531

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The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 57 new coronavirus cases, down five from Thursday and 81 down from last Friday.

The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 65.6.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 39, one down from Thursday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 357, down 24 from Thursday.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 531. Osaka had the most cases with 65, followed by Tokyo, Aichi (34), Kanagawa (33), Okinawa (31), Hyogo (28), Hiroshima (28), Hokkaido (27), Saitama (26) and Chiba (18).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 23.

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57, all I say.

What an achievement within a couple of weeks.

I say, however, the governing ones have no reason to praise themselves and the coming weeks will show whether or not it is time to travel again.

3 ( +8 / -5 )

Time to open the borders to vaccinated travelers.

11 ( +17 / -6 )

They should open border to vaccinated and tested people, not sure why is the reason they are still closed...

13 ( +17 / -4 )

It's over. お疲れ様!

-7 ( +7 / -14 )

What an achievement within a couple of weeks.

Yes, but more like a couple of months

1 ( +6 / -5 )

And it seems they're not letting guard down because of the numbers dropping:

> The government said Friday it will boost the country’s medical capabilities in order to hospitalize 20% more COVID-19 patients compared with this summer’s fifth wave of infections, when many people were forced to recuperate at home.

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/10/15/national/kishida-covid-19-resources/

2 ( +5 / -3 )

57 cases in a city of 14 000 000 people. Only 39 people are in the hospital with Covid and the vast majority of them are over 80 years old.

Why am I suppose to worry about this?

1 ( +14 / -13 )

Wow amazing who believes this stuff really...

-4 ( +10 / -14 )

Please keep those borders closed for the time being.

6 more months please until OTC medicine is available.

-6 ( +5 / -11 )

Why am I suppose to worry about this?

Who’s saying you should?

5 ( +6 / -1 )

"When zero?"

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Absent credible evidence provided by the deniers, I'm just gonna say "Yahooooo!" about the data.

3 ( +6 / -3 )

Wow amazing who believes this stuff really...

Well why don't you entertain us with what you believe =)

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Time to open the borders to vaccinated travelers.

Not going to happen until after the Oct 31 elections, for obvious reasons.

Also, if the vaccinations continue like they do now, and there's no indication of a slowdown, by Oct 31 the vaccination rate will have crossed 70% (fully vaccinated) and 80% (partially vaccinated.)

2 ( +5 / -3 )

Great news.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Do any of the conspiracy theorists have any evidence of number manipulation please. I’ve been asking this for over 6 months but nobody has shown any yet, how queer!

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

This is fraudulent,they tested less than 1000O people in the last three days,the average person stay positive for five days if someone catch a train from Shinjuku station to nishi funabashi,they not can only infect people on the train ,but their co workers in that five day period Harris county has the best health care system in the world ,see their cases Google Usafacts Harris County

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

PCR Tested in Tokyo on 10/14 : 5,430 People.

Why is still so much red tape to get a PCR test?

Start providing free tests to anyone that needs it.

It's never too late to start doing it right.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

And also, just because someone doesn't believe the numbers, this doesn't make them a conspiracy theorist. It may just mean they don't trust what comes from the mouth of the government.

2 ( +4 / -2 )

PCR Tested in Tokyo on 10/14 : 5,430 People.

Why is still so much red tape to get a PCR test?

Maybe you should stick to the conspiracy theory.

That same red tape was able to process enough tests to get results of 20thousand to 25thousand positives around the last peak

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

That same red tape was able to process enough tests to get results of 20thousand to 25thousand positives around the last peak

The real numbers must be terryfying.

That 25K people are only the ones that could prove 5 days of high fever, and 5 days on coughing, and pass through all the hospital burdens.

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