According to the Japan Broadcasting Association TV statistics, as of 20 o’clock on the 8th (Beijing time on the 8th at 19:00), Japan on the same day the new crown confirmed cases 1565 cases, two consecutive days of new cases more than 1500 cases. According to Japanese media reported the same day, the country’s latest study found that since mid-June, Japan has a mutated new gene sequence of the new coronavirus.
Statistics show that a total of 47,464 cases were confirmed in Japan and 1042 deaths were reported. Tokyo 8 new confirmed cases of 429 cases, a total of 15536 confirmed cases. The more confirmed cases were in Osaka Prefecture, 177 in Aichi Prefecture, 150 in Fukuoka Prefecture and 128 in Kanagawa Prefecture. On the same day, a total of 39 new confirmed cases were reported in 47 prefectures in Japan, and the U.S. military in Okinawa reported 7 new confirmed cases, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 310.
A new study by Japan’s National Institute of Infections has found that the new coronavirus, which has spread in Japan since June, is a mutated new coronavirus with a new genetic sequence, Yomiuri Shimbun reported on the same day. The expansion of the outbreak in Japan since March was mainly caused by a new coronavirus in European-related genetic sequences, but temporarily subsided in late May, the study said. Since mid-June, a new coronavirus with a new genetic sequence has appeared in Tokyo and spread across the country. At present, the large number of confirmed cases in Japan are mostly infected with this variant of the new coronavirus.
Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare statistics show that 31,307 confirmed cases in Japan have been discharged or quarantined, through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing the cumulative number of about 986,000, an increase of about 24,000 people from the previous day.