Japan: For the first time no one dies from Covid-19 after 15 months

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No deaths were reported in Japan due to complications of COVID-19 yesterday Sunday, which happened for the first time in more than a year, according to the country’s media.

According to the database of the public television network NHK, the previous 24 hours without any death due to the disease caused by the new coronavirus was recorded on August 2, 2020. On Saturday, according to the data of the Ministry of Health, three deaths of patients with COVID were found. 19.

Cases and deaths dropped dramatically across the archipelago after vaccination coverage exceeded 70% of the population.

Cases peaked in August, reaching 25,000 on a daily basis, mainly due to the more contagious Delta variant.

Japan has recorded more than 18,300 deaths from COVID-19 out of a total of 1.72 million SARS-CoV-2 infections to date.

To prevent a resurgence of the winter pandemic, the Japanese government plans to start boosting COVID-19 vaccines later in December, and is trying to provide tablet-based treatments for milder cases to reduce hospital admissions. .

Source: AMPE


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