Tokyo logs nearly 40,000 COVID-19 cases in January

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Tokyo [Japan], January 31: Japan's capital Tokyo logged almost 40,000 new COVID-19 cases in January, denoting a record that multiplied the quantity of contaminations in the earlier month, figures delivered by the metropolitan government appeared on Sunday. 

The information uncovered the huge expansion in diseases before Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced the nation's second highly sensitive situation in the capital and encompassing prefectures on Jan. 7, requesting that individuals maintain a strategic distance from superfluous excursions and approaching caf├ęs and bars to abbreviate opening times. 

The metropolitan government detailed 633 new COVID-19 cases in the capital city on Sunday, getting the absolute number January to 39,664 and the combined figure to 99,841. The figure of January looks at to 19,245 in December. 

Albeit the COVID-19 diseases have progressively given indications of lessening under the highly sensitive situation, the capital city's clinical framework remains overpowered. 

Then, Suga has been reprimanded for the public authority's absence of successful measures to keep a sound clinical framework as instances of COVID-19 patients not being admitted to clinics and later kicking the bucket at home have happened. 

The Japanese government is scrambling to check the pandemic resurgence in front of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics which are scheduled to commence in under a half year. 

Suga is set to broaden the present status of crisis set up until Feb. 7 more than 11 of Japan's 47 prefectures by however much one month, as indicated by nearby media reports. (ANI/Xinhua)
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