On June 16, the marathon competition was held in 11 places in Japan (Tokyo, Qingmei, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Aichi, Kyoto, Osaka, Gaozhi, Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Okinawa). According to the statistics of the Organizing Committee of the conference, there are nearly 100000 participants.
Due to the novel coronavirus pneumonia, the athletes were sterilized before the Kyoto marathon, and some wore the mask.
A novel coronavirus pneumonia case occurred in the first hospital staff in Wakayama Prefecture, 3 days ago (13 days), and 4 people were diagnosed as of 15 days later.
On the 15th, renban Jishin, the county governor, changed his previous denial that “nosocomial infection” had occurred, saying that “nosocomial infection may have occurred”. Kyodo News Agency reported that this is the first time in Japan hospital infection. Novel coronavirus pneumonia response strategy will be adjusted to prevent further spread of infection.
The novel coronavirus pneumonia was diagnosed by a more than 50 year old male surgeon who worked at the Tian Tian hospital in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. 13 days ago, A man in his 70s was diagnosed Thursday.
On the 15th, the hospital was confirmed as a surgical department, a male doctor in his 50s and his wife, and a male patient in his 60s. Three patients had mild symptoms. The newly diagnosed patient was hospitalized in the surgical ward and had close contact with the doctor who initially diagnosed the infection.
Kyodo News Agency reported that the doctor who had been diagnosed initially said that he had developed fever symptoms and had been at home since February 6. However, it was learned that he actually worked in a hospital outside the county. The name and address of the hospital were not disclosed. It wasn’t until the 8th that he found pneumonia on CT.
NHK reported that in order to investigate whether there are other cases of infection in the hospital, rinsaki said it would give priority to the doctors and nurses of Youtian hospital for testing. If the infection is confirmed, it will be treated in a special hospital to try to prevent the spread of infection.
Two doctors from the National Institute of infectious diseases have gone to Youtian hospital to investigate the infection and find out the path of the infection, he said.
Tokyo Olympic Games held as scheduled
At present, it is more than five months before the opening of the 2020 summer Tokyo Olympic Games. Recently, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee jointly said that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held in Japan from July 24 to August 9, and the Paralympic Games will be held from August 25 to September 6, “we have no plan B.”
As early as early February, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also stressed that he had not considered canceling the Tokyo Olympics.
On the morning of February 17, Japan added two new infected persons, one of whom was the quarantine officer of the diamond princess cruise ship. So far, the novel coronavirus pneumonia infection in Japan has increased to 416, and Japan has become the largest number of confirmed cases abroad.
In order to prevent the spread of the epidemic in Japan, the Japanese government has stipulated that, in addition to Hubei Province in China, foreigners who hold passports issued by Zhejiang Province and who have stayed in Zhejiang Province will also be refused entry. The move took effect at 0 a.m. on the 13th.
In addition, the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games revealed that visitors from outside Japan can buy tickets for the Olympic Games through the Internet from mid May, and foreigners who happen to be in Japan can also rush to buy tickets on site. According to reporters, about 4.48 million Olympic tickets have been sold to Japanese residents. The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee did not disclose the number of remaining tickets. According to Japanese media estimates, there are about 9 million remaining tickets.
Local sponsors in Japan have invested at least $3 billion in the event. They all hope to enhance the global popularity and international image of enterprises through the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Previously, rumors that the Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympics will be closed once circulated online. Almost immediately, the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games issued a statement saying: “it has never considered the cancellation of the Olympic Games.”
Subsequently, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee made it clear that it would take “all possible measures” to deal with the threat of the epidemic. These measures are mainly focused on two aspects: one is to prevent the internal infection of the Olympic Organizing Committee, so as to prevent the preparations for the Olympic Games from being hindered; the other is to prevent the athletes from being infected during the Olympic Games, and put forward response plans for the possible infection.
Almost at the same time, the International Paralympic Committee also said: the impact of the epidemic on the preparation of the Tokyo Paralympic Games is very small.
Novel coronavirus infection has little impact on the preparations for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, and the preparations for the Paralympic Games will follow the prescribed order, said Craig Spencer, spokesman for the International Paralympic Games.
Earlier this month, novel coronavirus pneumonia was also reported by Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in parliament, and it would not affect the Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
First case of novel coronavirus pneumonia in Japan
In novel coronavirus pneumonia, a more than 80 year old woman living in Kanagawa County died in February 13th, according to the people’s daily. This is the first novel coronavirus pneumonia death in Japan.