Nearly 800 kindergartens in Japan have been closed due to the outbreak

2022-04-26 0 By

As of 23:59 local time on February 7, Japan reported 68,039 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, according to NHK.A total of 113 deaths were reported.Tokyo reported 12,211 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, the highest number on Monday.The utilization rate of hospital beds has reached 55.6 per cent.So far, Japan has reported 3,384,116 confirmed cases and 19,470 deaths.At least 777 kindergartens have been closed due to the severe epidemic across Japan, a record high, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare said on February 7.As of February 3, 43 prefectures in Japan were unable to operate kindergartens due to the diagnosis of children or staff members.There were 644 in 37 prefectures and counties last week, an increase of more than 100 in just one week.