The health Ministry of Japan has warned that the coronavirus can die more than 400 thousand inhabitants of the country

The victims of the coronavirus in Japan can be about 400 thousand people, if not we will take more stringent measures against the spread of infection. This forecast April 15, was announced by the group of experts under the Ministry of health of the country, reported the TV channel NHK.

Without measures social distancing, the peak incidence can be achieved in approximately 60 days after the beginning of the outbreak, they say.

At the peak, according to their estimates, about 850 thousand patients in Japan are likely to require mechanical ventilation. From them 200 thousand people aged 15 to 64 years and 650 thousand over the age of 65.

April 7, due to the growth in the number of infected with coronavirus, the government of Japan to 6 may declared a state of emergency on part of the territory. As reported by Kyodo News, the restrictions affected about 56 million people (approximately 45% of the population), they basically boil down to recommendations to refrain from non-essential travel and not to visit bars, clubs, karaoke. The Agency noted that Japan has not imposed a rigid quarantine as other countries where there are outbreaks of infection due to local legislation.

Japan has the oldest population in the world that is of particular concern because coronavirus infection COVID-19 can be particularly dangerous for the elderly, said the publication Japan Today. It expressed concerns that the Japanese government has done too little and acted too slowly to prevent a large number of seriously ill patients.

According to the data of American non-profit organization “by the Bureau of population,” from 126,18 million people who live in Japan, 28.2 per cent (or 35,58 million) – people over 65 years of age.

Flash COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to information of the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2 million, including more than 518 thousand was cured, and 137 666 died.

As of April 16 in Japan was 9435 cases, including 712 cases on cruise ship Diamond Princess, died, 192 people, reported the TV channel NHK.

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