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Japan to provide hospital beds for those infected with COVID-19

16.10.2021 111 просмотров

The Japanese government has promised to increase the number of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients in preparation for a possible resurgence in the number of coronavirus infections.


The Japanese Ministry of Health announced on Friday that it had instructed prefectural administrations to be prepared to receive 20% more patients during the fifth wave of infections than in summer. cases even if the virus is twice as contagious as in summer.

According to NHK, prefectures should develop preparation plans by the end of November.

As the channel notes, earlier in the period last wave of the pandemic, 130,000 Japanese were forced to fight the virus outside of hospitals due to a lack of hospital beds.

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